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accede
as in:  accede to her suggestion


She will not accede to his request.
  to agree or express agreement
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People with extended vocabularies will appreciate your using the word accede rather than concede if you have come to agree with them. To concede is to agree grudgingly; whereas to accede is not grudging.
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Samples:
  • She will not accede to his request.
  • This decision was, that he ought to accede to the woman’s request...
    Tolstoy, Leo  --  Father Sergius
  • You were only a charming man before, but, if you accede to my proposal, you will be adorable.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • I whispered Catherine that she mustn’t, on any account, accede to the proposal: it was entirely out of the question.
    Bronte, Emily  --  Wuthering Heights

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  • This is an extremity to which no government will of choice accede.
    Hamilton, Alexander  --  Federalist Papers Authored by Alexander Hamilton
  • I regret that I cannot accede to your request.
    Oppenheim, E. Phillips  --  The Malefactor
  • I rather wished, than believed him to be sincere— but, at any rate, was perfectly ready to accede to his proposal.
    Austen, Jane  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • Our poor invalid evidently felt it a heartless proposition, and would have felt it still more heartless in me to accede to it.
    Bronte, Anne  --  The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
  • Here is a note from her, entreating you to accede to the request of Mr Mortimer Lightwood, the bearer.
    Dickens, Charles  --  Our Mutual Friend
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Associated words [difficulty]:   accede [7] , concede [1]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Logic & Reasoning, Public Policy & Politics, Law
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