Sentence Examples


  • He was singularly unfortunate even when he gave in, delaying his acquiescence until it had the air of a surrender.
  • The whole position was changed by the acquiescence, which became universal, in the doctrine of Darwin.
  • My acquiescence lightened the mood for the remainder of the trip as Betsy and Howie chatted as if future sessions were a faite accompli.
  • His veto may be over-ridden by a two-thirds vote in each chamber, and permitting ten days to pass without signing an act is considered as acquiescence and it is promulgated by congress.
  • But in 1878, at the Congress of Berlin, Lord Salisbury agreed to allow France a "free hand" in Tunisia in return for French acquiescence in the British lease of Cyprus.