acquiesce

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to respond affirmatively; receive with agreement or compliance

Synonyms for acquiesce

to agree or express agreement

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Summerlee nodded his reluctant acquiescence and held out his thin hand to Challenger.
The house, too, as described by Sir John, was on so simple a scale, and the rent so uncommonly moderate, as to leave her no right of objection on either point; and, therefore, though it was not a plan which brought any charm to her fancy, though it was a removal from the vicinity of Norland beyond her wishes, she made no attempt to dissuade her mother from sending a letter of acquiescence.
Defarge looked gloomily at his wife, and gave no other answer than a gruff sound of acquiescence.
Poor old fellow, he had not uttered one word of surprise, complaint, fear, or even acquiescence from the very beginning of our troubles till now, when we had laid him down in the log-house to die.
The smallness of the army renders the natural strength of the community an overmatch for it; and the citizens, not habituated to look up to the military power for protection, or to submit to its oppressions, neither love nor fear the soldiery; they view them with a spirit of jealous acquiescence in a necessary evil, and stand ready to resist a power which they suppose may be exerted to the prejudice of their rights.
Elizabeth was exceedingly pleased with this proposal, and felt persuaded of her sister's ready acquiescence.