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Synonyms for acquiesce

to respond affirmatively; receive with agreement or compliance

Synonyms for acquiesce

to agree or express agreement


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Loved bondage." This image supports the idea that Native Americans fought "passionately," resisting incorporation by whites at any cost, while blacks "eagerly have embraced assimilation, acquiescing before white power for personal gain," the professors write.
As with cigarette smokers, the government secretly approves of what these people are doing, and is silently, knowingly, acquiescing in a culling of the extremely stupid.
Consequently, employees involved in the tax planning for, or the mere reporting of, transactions on company tax returns would be exposed to an enormous penalty of 50 percent of the tax reduction if they are found to have been "indifferent" in participating or acquiescing in the making of the slightest "false statement" that contributes to a tax reduction that is subsequently re-assessed by CCRA.s Moreover, the dollar amount of a transaction and the corresponding tax reduction may be quite small in many cases (e.g., repair expenses that should have been capitalized), but the frequency of the transactions for a particular company might still result in a very large reduction in tax liabilities and a corresponding risk of ruinous penalties to affected employees.
In light of Kohler, the Court of Federal Claims issued a second opinion acquiescing to the IRS's argument that the inventory purchased at a bargain should be treated as a separate item.
Formosa Plastic Corp., the company that produced waste, has agreed to take back the waste, acquiescing to demands from the Cambodian government.
In a 1964 review of the artist's "Driving Image" exhibition, which included furniture and a rowboat covered in the trademark phalluses, Donald Judd rightly observed that to see a show by Kusama is to see "a result of Kusama's work, not a work itself." Kusama's struggle to master her internal demons and the "external" sensibility of '60s art resulted in works too heavy for their idiom; Pop is about acquiescing to desire, not combating it.
Worse than that, they tend to follow orders so rigidly - blindly acquiescing to obvious programming mistakes - that they sometimes resemble the brooms used by the sorcerer's apprentice in the Walt Disney film Fantasia, endlessly repeating a process no matter how ridiculous or destructive the outcome.
The government is now - in early August - acquiescing, and considering the original settlement offer from the residents.
Following the Pazzi conspiracy the Medici, while acquiescing in its existence, emasculated the Parte.
By frequently talking conservative, and calling itself conservative - while pursuing or acquiescing to damaging policies that are anything but conservative - the administration has given conservatism black eye.
Will it progress to internal checkpoints on streets and highways: "May we see your identification and travel documents please?" Meanwhile, many of the same legislators acquiescing to these new restrictions on American citizens also are supporting amnesty for millions of illegal aliens and failing to enforce our borders.
In acquiescing in the result, the IRS stated that it "does not contest annual gift tax exclusions for Crummey powers where the trust instrument gives the power holders a bona fide unrestricted legal rights to demand immediate possession and enjoyment of trust income or corpus." However, the IRS intends to deny "the exclusions for Crummey powers, regardless of the power holders' other interests in the trust, where the withdrawal rights are not in substance what they purport to be in form."(18)