These cherished principles of science are jeopardised by the philistinism of the contemporary political elite, a trend towards which many scientific and medial authorities are, unfortunately, acquiescent .
These three instances may be only the tip of the iceberg as the government can usually rely on acquiescent federal judges or coerced plea bargains to keep most of its dirty laundry out of view.
His view is that conventional education means teaching children to accept social roles constructed by a white, Western, middle-class elite, and is tantamount to a form of marginalisation, resulting in acquiescent individuals.
Our predecessors of a century ago or in the midst of the Second World War would be astounded at how acquiescent our policy-makers are about this prospect.
The better-off refuse payment for services they accept while their victims are so servile and acquiescent that they make no protest.
The public is generally acquiescent on matters like this and the right, the most vocal voice in the country's politics, was able to drown out any voices of dissent.
Feminist folklore theory shows that women's practices are resistant as well as acquiescent , contingent as well as contextual.
These previously centralised and often acquiescent unions have faced a dramatic restructuring of the social relations of production and service of equal if not greater magnitude than in manufacturing.
A difficult thing to do and made more so when you've grown accustomed to the shelter provided by an acquiescent state leadership seemingly incapable or unwilling to bring you to heel.
More often than not, he possessed an acquiescent nature, which made it easy to work alongside him in combination with his quick thinking and street smarts.