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acquiesce

ac·qui·esce

acquiesce

 
pronunciation:
ae kwi eIs
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: acquiesced, acquiesces, acquiescing
definition: to agree silently or without protest; comply; consent.
He was dead set against the plan at first, but eventually he acquiesced.The child's parents acquiesced to the kidnapper's demands.Finally, the king acquiesced to do as the nobles wished.
synonyms:
accede, assent, bow to, capitulate, comply, concede, submit
antonyms:
demur, protest, rebel, refuse
similar words:
agree, come around, concur, consent, resign oneself, subscribe, yield
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derivations: acquiescent (adj.), acquiescence (n.)