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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of acquiesce.


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  • But he acquiesces all the same, rightly judging that he has no choice.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer Lucy Weston 2011

  • Its history has been that it demurs to each aggression of the progressive party, and aims to save its credit by a respectable amount of growling, but always acquiesces at last in the innovation.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Incredible Fatuousness of Michael Steele 2009

  • As talented as Brinkley is, she comes from a bygone era where the prose was purple and florid to the point of annoyance (a point which Robbins pretty much acquiesces), and her characters, though noble and at times brave, ultimately remain bubble-headed simpletons who's main goal in life is to sigh lovingly on the shoulders of their rugged, handsome mates, in between squeezing out babies no doubt.

    Robot reviews: Potpourri | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment 2009

  • If Obama's CIA chief acquiesces to a "public fact-finding inquiry" his tenure "will be over".

    Your Right Hand Thief 2009

  • She acquiesces to its murder, which is the premeditated killing of another human being.

    ProWomanProLife » Back to school 2009

  • Dr. Suleiman, a charismatic woman in her 40s, is the former psychologist of the Dubai Police Department who acquiesces women's role in Arab culture: We now have two generations of women who obtained advanced degrees from Western countries and came back home and yet we're still veiled by society and not by the veils on our heads.

    Elza S. Maalouf: Arab-Style Democracy: The Answer to the Post Dictatorship Era Elza S. Maalouf 2011

  • Against his better judgment, Easy acquiesces, and mayhem ensues.

    Archive 2010-01-01 2010

  • Against his better judgment, Easy acquiesces, and mayhem ensues.

    Today's Book Review 2010

  • And only then because he's the cousin of his house's kithara (head of house, second - or third-tier, female), and his defaulting to a reflection of his former Victorian life is considered curious and charming, so he is invited to represent house Tallart at parties and festivals, and acquiesces (with some reservations).

    Monday taliakit 2009

  • Meanwhile, California regulators have said they would set their own, tougher targets if the administration acquiesces too much to the industry.

    White House Offers Auto Makers Concession to Win Mileage Support Josh Mitchell 2011


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