1 a to accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object. b to rest satisfied, or apparently satisfied, or to rest without opposition and discontent after previous opposition or discontent. 2 a to concur upon conviction. b to concur, not heartily but so far as to forbear opposition.
Liam began to threaten an affair once it became clear that Amy was unwilling to acquiesce to his sadomasochistic demands.
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Acquiesce. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/acquiesce. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.
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