Example sentences for: acquiescence

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

  • 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."

  • As you point out, I'm quite happy with many of the results of his policies--the expansion of free trade, the reform of welfare, the reduction of the deficit, the acquiescence to the rollback of reverse racial discrimination.

  • 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.

  • The Post looks on the bright side of things, noting Dole's assertion that Kosovar acquiescence might pressure Milosevic to accede.

  • Silence is passive acquiescence; noise is open rebellion.


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