What s meaning, origin and usage of word ‘Acquiesce’?

Meaning: A verb, acquiesce means to accept, comply, or submit tacitly or passively.

Origin: The word is borrowed from the French word "acquiescer" meaning to agree. It is borrowed from the Latin word "acquiscere" meaning to rest or find peace. Its first known use was in 1613.

Usage: As the kingdom's fate hung in the balance, the king had no other choice than to relinquish his crown and acquiesce to the rule of his wicked sister's son.

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