Agree or disagree

acquiesce
(v)
ac-wee-ESS
Meaning

assent; agree passively

1st Sample Sentence

Why do you always acquiesce in everything your husband says, even when he is obviously wrong?

Root

ad (to)#quies quietis (rest, quiet) (Latin)

Synonyms

acquiesce, concur

Antonyms

demur

Mnemonics

acquiesce = A (Agree) + quie (Quietly) = Comply passivly acquiesce ~ a+kiss: My girlfriend acquiesced when I tried to kiss her on her lips. sounds some thing like quiet ac-quiesce agreeing something quietly acQUIEsce. concentrate on the part quie. and remember quiet. which means submissive. or imagine some1 who is quiet will give in without any protest acquiesce: A-Queen-Says when a queen says something to you, even if you don't like it, you have to passively agree.

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