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  • Jobling nods intelligence and acquiescence.
  • Miss Flite acquiesced with the greatest suavity.
  • Mr. Guppy acquiesces, with the reply, "I never should have taken it up, Tony, of my own accord."
  • Mr. Bagnet’s face expresses, so far as in its wooden material lies, the highest approbation and acquiescence.
  • "Why," Mr. Tulkinghorn returns methodically as he softly rubs his hands, "I should like to be assured of your acquiescence in my arrangements, Lady Dedlock."
  • Conversational and acquiescent on both sides.
  • "The old girl," says Mr. Bagnet, acquiescing, "saves.

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  • She is opposed, but will ultimately acquiesce to the will of the majority.
  • You can make them acquiesce, but don’t expect them to be happy about it.

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