/ˌækwiˈɛs/

verb

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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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Acquiesce.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/acquiesce. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “acquiesce”, accessed October 20, 2021, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/acquiesce.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Acquiesce. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 20, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/acquiesce


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