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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest.

Usage examples (38)
  • Too acquiescent to challenge authority
  • She frowned, exactly as the Lady whom Stile knew would have, then flung her golden hair back in a kind of acquiescent defiance.
  • Our information overload society is at risk for the kind of acquiescent attitude.
  • It made people passive and obedient and acquiescent. for more
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