Acquiescently

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Acquiescently In an acquiescent manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • acquiescently In an acquiescent manner.
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Quotations

  • Publius Cornelius Tacitus
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    “A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all.”
  • Richard Cecil
    Richard Cecil
    “The history of all the great characters of the Bible is summed up in this one sentence: They acquainted themselves with God, and acquiesced His will in all things.”

Usage

In literature:

Many matters were determined by them; and, in all, I acquiesced instantly; for they knew what was proper and I did not.
"The Colonel of the Red Huzzars" by John Reed Scott
The Professor smiled acquiescently.
"The Black Box" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Charlotte had acquiesced forlornly; there was nothing else for her to do.
"Pembroke" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
In general she had an air of such utter placidity and acquiescence that it almost amounted to numbness.
"The Debtor" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
The secret of all true happiness lies in a cordial acquiescence in the will of God in all things.
"A Practical Directory for Young Christian Females" by Harvey Newcomb
Ellen had a sort of acquiescent wonder over her aunt Eva in those days.
"The Portion of Labor" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
He nodded in acquiescence.
"Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons" by Henry Charles Mahoney
He interpreted my silence into acquiescence.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
After that, I shall talk and you will acquiesce.
"The President" by Alfred Henry Lewis
When we came away he made himself amends for his silence by a long hymn in worship of her, and I listened with all the acquiescence possible.
"A Pair of Patient Lovers" by William Dean Howells
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In poetry:

Why, after all, Di threw me over
I never knew, and can't discover,
Or even guess;
May be Smith's lyrics she decided
Were sweeter than the sweetest I did —
I acquiesce.
"Our Photographs" by Frederick Locker-Lampson
The engines throbbed with their constant beat;
Your heart was nearer, and all I heard;
Your lips were salt, but I found them sweet,
While, acquiescent, you spoke no word.
"Sea Song" by Laurence Hope
The will to life is remorselessly exploding all eternity
there is no death
we must acquiesce
there is no and then the yes
yes we want it so
we can't choose the absolute nothing
"Fate" by Ivan Blatny
The pompous penguins made us smile
just as they did, ah ! years ago.
We watched them strut in single file,
their shirts as white as driven snow.
"It's jolly being here," I said.
He jerked an acquiescent head.
"AT THE ZOO" by Wilhelmina Stitch
So, still within this life,
Though lifted o'er its strife,
Let me discern, compare, pronounce at last,
This rage was right i' the main,
That acquiescence vain:
The Future I may face now I have proved the Past."
"Rabbi Ben Ezra" by Robert Browning
THE husband who so fully gave consent,
Was led his partner's suff'rings to lament
The spirit of a queen in truth she showed,
When cuckoldom was on her spouse bestowed;
In decoration, forced to acquiesce,
She would not condescend to join caress.
"The Mandrake" by Jean de La Fontaine

In news:

What to Do About Obama's Assault on Israel: Acquiescence or Confrontation.
Ed Koch writes about his disappointment over "the lengthy acquiescence of members of Congress to Obama's actions" regarding Israel.
AOPA is objecting to Lycoming's proposal to "retire" more than 5,000 crankshafts , and the association is asking that the FAA not acquiesce to the company's plan.
In a dramatic reversal, Eyewitness News has learned exclusively that Grace Lee has acquiesced to her parents' wishes and has declared that she no longer wishes to be disconnected from life-support at North Shore Hospital.
When looking for hopeful signs of a move to the center by the Obama administration, observers point to the about-face on the 2011 troop-withdrawal deadline in Afghanistan and to possible acquiescence in extending the Bush tax cuts.
Updated Monday, Nov 26, 2012, at 12:15 p.m. WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has revived a Christian college's challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, with the acquiescence of the Obama administration.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has revived a Christian college's challenge to President Obama's healthcare overhaul, with the acquiescence of the Obama administration.
The Supreme Court has revived a Christian college's challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, with the acquiescence of the Obama administration.
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court has revived a Christian college's challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, with the acquiescence of the Obama administration.
For acquiescing to that whole "quote approval" thing.
Should Goodell acquiesce to their request.
Back in June, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton caught some flack for acquiescing to Israel's exclusion from a global counter-terrorism forum.
Our husband-and-wife team advises a woman wondering how acquiescing to her partner's request—or not—will affect her relationship.
After weeks of pressure from other EU members, German Chancellor Merkel relented on her austerity-only prescription and acquiesced to a stimulus package for the eurozone crisis.
Now he is asking Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for help in his release by acquiescing to al-Qaeda's demands.
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In science:

However, G.A.T. and Abhijit S. have conspired to offer as an 80th year birthday gift to me the first-author-place for which I have acquiesced to emphasize the 43 years of a most enjoyable collaboration with G.A.T. and the almost 20 years with Abhijit on this problem.
The Hubble Constant: A Summary of the HST Program for the Luminosity Calibration of Type Ia Supernovae by Means of Cepheids
E → M at x ∈ E is cal led a Dn+1 -tangential over the bund le π : E → M at x if it acquiesces in the fol lowing two conditions: 1. bπn+1,n (∇x ) is a Dn -tangential over the bund le π : E → M at x. 2.
Differential Geometry of Microlinear Frolicher Spaces IV-1
E → M at x ∈ E is cal led a Dn+1 -tangential over the bund le π : E → M at x if it acquiesces in the fol lowing two conditions: 1. bπn+1,n (∇x ) is a Dn -tangential over the bund le π : E → M at x. 2.
Differential Geometry of Microlinear Frolicher Spaces IV-2
In fact, it is rather surprising how easily observers have acquiesced in the past to the treatment of their data by mean field theories (‘sorry but your observations are just turbulence, they have to be averaged out’).
Theories of the solar cycle : a critical view
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