assenting


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agreeing with or consenting to (often unwillingly)

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And on Newman's assenting, "Ah no, ah no," he went on with a smile.
But now he sat limply, his soft black hat pushed forward on to his nose, his big body shrunk inside his loose clothes, staring at his boots or the Chinese junks in the bay, and assenting absently to the secretary's questions as he opened the Saturday mail.
She received no other answer, than an artificial, assenting smile, followed by a contemptuous glance, as he turned away, which Anne perfectly knew the meaning of.
George attended gravely, assenting or dissenting with slight but determined gestures that were as inexplicable as the motions of the tree-tops above their heads.
George, entirely assenting, puts on his hat and prepares to march with Mr.
The general listened with assenting gratitude; and it seemed as if his own estimation of Northanger had waited unfixed till that hour.
Assenting, on probable evidence, to so many of the judgments of the religious sense, he failed to see the equally probable evidence there is for the beliefs, the peculiar direction of men's hopes, which complete those judgments harmoniously, and bring them into connection with the facts, the venerable institutions of the past--with the lives of the saints.
Nicholas assenting to the terms proposed, the benefit was had, and by it he realised no less a sum than twenty pounds.
The gentleman owl says [[musical notes occur here in the printed text]], and she answers from her tree a little way off,[[musical notes]], beautifully assenting to and completing her lord's remark, as becomes a properly constructed German she-owl.