Example sentences for: acquiescence

How can you use “acquiescence” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • There is no box that Congress, with the acquiescence of the White House, cannot unhinge in the dead of an October night when the budget is finally nailed together.

  • Silence is passive acquiescence; noise is open rebellion.

  • Notwithstanding my personal speculations about the author's sentiments on the “improvements” discussed, from spelling reform to the reasonable/unreasonable acquiescence to the pressures of feminism, I could find nothing that interferes with his even-handed, detached description of how people feel about English.

  • An article asserts that the Republicans are supporting the budget in exchange for Clinton's acquiescence to a capital-gains tax cut.

  • You could imagine, for example, Edith Wharton writing of Boothe, as she did of Lily Bart, that to Miss Boothe, "acquiescence in dinginess was evidence of stupidity; and there were moments when, in the consciousness of her own power to look and be so exactly what the occasion required, she almost felt that other girls were plain or inferior from choice."


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