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    peppy_man is offline Member
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    Smile meekly accept

    "They meekly accepted their fate."

    Does this mean 'they don't want to accept their fate at the bottom of their heart, but they had no choice but to accept it'?
    Are there any expressions similar to this?

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    Default Re: meekly accept

    They accepted it without protesting, resisting or objecting.

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    The put up with their fate.

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