Acquiescently



disposed to or consent tacitly.
Historical Examples

“Heap better,” said Flor acquiescently, and beginning to hold a whistling colloquy with the hidden voice.
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 96, October 1865 Various

This it is the highest wisdom of men to acquiescently confess.
Abraham Lincoln’s Cardinal Traits; Clark S. Beardslee

“It is written: ‘Cho Sing collected feathers to make a garment for his canary when it began to moult,'” replied Lin acquiescently.
Kai Lung’s Golden Hours Ernest Bramah

I said something about a private family—’Or a private family,’ added the lady, acquiescently.
An American Girl in London Sara Jeannette Duncan

adj.

1690s (implied in acquiescently), from Latin acquiescentem (nominative acquiescens), present participle of acquiescere (see acquiesce).

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