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as in:  accede to her suggestion

She will not accede to his request.
  to agree or express agreement
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acceder accede acceded acceding accedes
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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  • 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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