acquiescent

All Adjective Noun Verb
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  • He drew her towards him until her acquiescent head lay against his waistcoat. Cited from Mr. Prohack, by E. Arnold Bennett
  • On its part, government showed itself acquiescent to this new-found affection.
  • So they stood for a little while, her mouth and body acquiescent to his embrace. Cited from The Danger Mark, by Robert W. Chambers
  • In this election the opponents of his father's policy were acquiescent rather than content. Cited from Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams, by Josiah Quincy
  • She was absolutely unlike any other girl; she was so gentle, so acquiescent. Cited from The Roll-Call, by Arnold Bennett
  • We men take a forward, leading, decisive part in affairs, the women an acquiescent part. Cited from Autobiography and Letters of Orville Dewey, D.D., by Orville Dewey
  • It is curious how acquiescent a man's mind becomes -- when he's like this. Cited from The Common Law, by Robert W. Chambers
  • Silent and acquiescent, he seated himself in a camp-chair close by. Cited from Success, by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • Surprising to me, as well as to you, that he could be so acquiescent! Cited from Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9), by Samuel Richardson
  • Unless he could have her near him again, kiss her, hold her close and acquiescent, he wanted nothing more from life. Cited from The Beautiful and Damned, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • I shall never be the same acquiescent being. Cited from A Book of English Prose, by Percy Lubbock
  • I was glad to find him so acquiescent -- it isn't usual. Cited from Ranching for Sylvia, by Harold Bindloss
  • He had to leave his apparently more than half-acquiescent inamorata to whom he was an escort. Cited from The Wolf's Long Howl, by Stanley Waterloo
  • These achievements often leave me a little cold, intellectually acquiescent, nothing more. Cited from Impressions And Comments, by Havelock Ellis
  • Both his southern and northern subjects were sceptical, but at first acquiescent.
  • A mere acquiescent waiting for Fate to come and lead them into paradise is contrary to their spirit. Cited from The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book, by Various
  • Now he was acquiescent but not resigned, and his hopelessness gave him calm. Cited from The Buccaneer Farmer, by Harold Bindloss
  • In these films time is stopped and ends with acquiescent agony.
  • The better off were the acquiescent, who took the good and the bad with the same composure and found their only pleasure in their work. Cited from Love, The Fiddler, by Lloyd Osbourne
  • George looked at Flora and was slightly surprised at her acquiescent manner. Cited from Ranching for Sylvia, by Harold Bindloss
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