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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Consent reluctantly; Be fatally overwhelmed.

Usage examples (35)
  • Julian Bennett the latest to succumb, which isn't ideal as we only have shuffling or reserve options to cover him.
  • There are certain combats in which to be the one to succumb is to claim the honours; -- and that is what women will not learn.
  • HOLMES: You're telling me that they kind of succumb to PR pressure?
  • Mugabe vowed he would not "succumb" to pressure to enter into dialogue with the MDC. for more
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