What is the opposite of acquiesce?

17 antonyms found



[ ˌakwɪˈɛs], [ ˌakwɪˈɛs], [ ˌa_k_w_ɪ__ˈɛ_s]

Antonyms for Acquiesce:


Usage examples of Acquiesce:

  1. Unless satisfied on these points he would plead ignorance and fear and anger alternately until convinced that it would be less unpleasant to acquiesce "Servants of the Guns", Jeffery E. Jeffery.
  2. Then I made up my mind that the only possible thing to do was to acquiesce to observe, and to wait my chance. "The Killer", Stewart Edward White.
  3. I should cheerfully acquiesce in any reasons founded on motives of economy, convenience, regard to law business, or personal influence; but the solitary one assigned to me by Theodosia is, that you and she" may be near papa and mamma. "Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete", Matthew L. Davis.

Rhymes for Acquiesce:

  1. dress, crests, cress, press, fess, bless, hesse, yes, ness, tress, hess, less, es, s, chess, stress, guess, mess;
  2. excess, compress, protests, distress, express, digests, digress, contests, noblesse, undress, profess, assess, transgress, finesse, caress, confess, obsess, largesse, egress, requests, recess, molests, fluoresce, suppress, regress, depress, redress, success, progress, impress, address, aggress, oppress, possess, attests, divests, repress, suggests;
  3. nonetheless, coalesce, convalesce, repossess, oas, dispossess, cps, reassess;
  4. nevertheless;

Quotes for Acquiesce:

  1. The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long -term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination. Robert Frost.
  2. Some theists in evolutionary science acquiesce to these tacit rules and retain a personal faith while accepting a thoroughly naturalistic picture of physical reality. Phillip E. Johnson.
  3. Men acquiesce in a thousand things, once righteously and boldly done, to which, if proposed to them in advance, they might find endless objections. Robert Dale Owen.

Idioms of Acquiesce:

  1. acquiesce to sm or sth;