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A fast agreement with another person's opinion or views; however, without being sincere. (1)
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assentation (s) (noun), assentations (pl)
1. A hasty or quick agreement with another person's opinion or views in an insincere way: Jason's assentation was based on flattery and playing up to his supervisor's viewpoint regarding the best way to do the project because Jason thought it would help him get a higher salary.
2. Etymology: from Latin assentari, "to flatter" and also from assentiri, "to agree".
Ready to agree with someone insincerely or as a joke.
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