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Sample sentences for the GRE study word acquiesce

acquiesce can be used as a verb

1."I may be forced to acquiesce in these recent developments, but I can hardly be expected to make merry over them. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
2.But as all my remonstrances produced no effect upon Queequeg, I was obliged to acquiesce and accordingly prepared to set about this business with a determined rushing sort of energy and vigor, that should quickly settle that trifling little affair. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.For the mind Of him, who hears, is loth to acquiesce And fix its faith, unless the instance brought Be palpable, and proof apparent urge.. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
4.'So it is,' acquiesced the undertaker. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
5.'No more they have,' acquiesced the undertaker. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
6.We acquiesced and followed him out of the room. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
7."No," he acquiesced "I heard it had happened very lately. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
8.He cheerfully acquiesced in this, and I gave him the same time as before for reduction. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
9.Toby acquiesced and they hurried through the main street of the little town, which at that late hour was wholly deserted. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
10.'No more we should,' acquiesced the Jew, who had been considering during this speech, and had only caught the last sentence. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
11.So when he announces they are moving to some other neighborhood, city or state she acquiesces with better grace than other types. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
12.She could not bear to see him suffering, to know him fancying himself neglected and though her understanding almost acquiesced in the assurance of both the Mr. - from Emma by Jane Austen

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