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 for assenting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Assent \As*sent"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Assented; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Assenting.] [F. assentir, L. assentire, assentiri; ad +
     sentire to feel, think. See Sense.]
     To admit a thing as true; to express one's agreement,
     acquiescence, concurrence, or concession.
     [1913 Webster]
           Who informed the governor . . . And the Jews also
           assented, saying that these things were so. --Acts
                                                    xxiv. 9.
     [1913 Webster]
           The princess assented to all that was suggested.
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     Syn: To yield; agree; acquiesce; concede; concur.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Assenting \As*sent"ing\, a.
     Giving or implying assent. -- As*sent"ing*ly, adv.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: agreeing with or consenting to (often unwillingly);
           "accession to such demands would set a dangerous
           precedent"; "assenting to the Congressional determination"
           [syn: accession, assenting]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  49 Moby Thesaurus words for "assenting":
     abject, accepting, accordant, acquiescent, acquiescing,
     affirmative, agreeable, agreed, agreeing, approving, assentatious,
     complaisant, compliable, compliant, complying, conceding,
     concessive, consentient, consenting, content, eager, endorsing,
     favorable, nondissenting, nonresistant, nonresisting, nonresistive,
     nothing loath, obedient, passive, permissive, prompt, ratifying,
     ready, resigned, sanctioning, servile, submissive, subservient,
     supine, unassertive, uncomplaining, ungrudging, unloath,
     unrefusing, unreluctant, unresistant, unresisting, willing

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