Definition of 'acquiescent'
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It was too much of an effort to play the acquiescent wife: her heart would burst. THE HELLBOUND HEART (2001)She might be thrashing or acquiescent, furious or calm; it no longer mattered. DANSVILLE (2001)Finally Marika bowed her head slightly, seemingly acquiescent, obviously disappointed. AT THE STROKE OF TWELVE (2001)
An acquiescent husband who would allow her to rule their marriage would not raise a fuss should she decide to take a lover. THE PROMISE IN A KISS (2001)
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Used Occasionally. acquiescent is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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