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acquiescent


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acquiescent  \Ac`qui*es"cent\,  a.  [L.  acquiescens  -centis;  p. 
  pr.] 
  Resting  satisfied  or  submissive;  disposed  tacitly  to  submit; 
  assentive;  as  an  acquiescent  policy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acquiescent 
  adj  :  willing  to  carry  out  the  orders  or  wishes  of  another  without 
  protest;  "too  acquiescent  to  challenge  authority";  "a 
  gentle  and  biddable  soul";  "children  compliant  with  the 
  parental  will"  [syn:  {biddable},  {compliant}] 




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