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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest

Usage examples (24)
  • Louis looked up acquiescently, and slipped his hand into Hamilton's.
  • "Heap better," said Flor acquiescently, and beginning to hold a whistling colloquy with the hidden voice.
  • So vast a sum, receiving all the protection and benefits of Government without bearing its proportion of the burdens and expenses of the same, will not be looked upon...
  • Mirah smiled acquiescently, but had nothing to say. for more
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