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acquiesce
used in This Side of Paradise

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Definition
reluctant or unenthusiastic compliance, consent, or agreement
  • Yet he knew that where now the spirit of spires and towers made him dreamily acquiescent, it would then overawe him.
    1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (33% in)
  • So, while more or less fortunate little rich boys were defying governesses on the beach at Newport, or being spanked or tutored or read to from "Do and Dare," or "Frank on the Mississippi," Amory was biting acquiescent bell-boys in the Waldorf, outgrowing a natural repugnance to chamber music and symphonies, and deriving a highly specialized education from his mother.
    1.1 — Amory, Son of Beatrice (6% in)

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