acquiescent

[ak-wee-es-uhnt]
adjective
disposed to acquiesce or consent tacitly.

Origin:
1745–55; < Latin acquiēscent- (stem of acquiēscēns, present participle of acquiēscere). See acquiesce, -ent

acquiescently, adverb
half-acquiescent, adjective
half-acquiescently, adverb
nonacquiescent, adjective
nonacquiescently, adverb
unacquiescent, adjective
unacquiescently, adverb
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acquiesce (ˌækwɪˈɛs)
 
vb
(intr; often foll by in or to) to comply (with); assent (to) without protest
 
[C17: from Latin acquiēscere to remain at rest, agree without protest, from ad- at + quiēscere to rest, from quiēsquiet]
 
usage  The use of to after acquiesce was formerly regarded as incorrect, but is now acceptable
 
acqui'escence
 
n
 
acqui'escent
 
adj
 
acqui'escently
 
adv

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Example sentences
Sugar snap peas, cocooned in their skins, are similarly acquiescent.
The extent to which the authorities were complicit or acquiescent in these abuses was uncertain.
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