from The Century Dictionary.

  • Inclined to assent; deferential.


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  • n. - removal, especially crime of removing property. assentaneous adj. - acquiescent. adj. willing to assent. assentator, n. flatterer; one assenting insincerely or conniving. assentatory, v. - to state positively, emphatically

    xml's 2008

  • I would now communicate unto thee, on finding thee docile and assentaneous, the instruction thou needest on the signification of the words NATURAL CAUSE, if thy duty toward thy neighbour had been first instilled into thee. "

    Citation and Examination of William Shakspeare, Euseby Treen, Joseph Carnaby, and Silas Gough, Clerk Walter Savage Landor 1819


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  • JM engages in an assentaneous manner when it really doesn't matter.

    July 31, 2010