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  1. succumb

    surrender, comply, submit, acquiesce, yield, sink, resign

    resist, rise, contend, battle, fight, surmount

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  1. yield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle underverb

    consent reluctantly

    defer, render, ease up, grant, give way, pay, accede, relent, give, afford, knuckle under, give in, cede, concede, soften, move over, generate, return, buckle under, bow, yield, bear, submit

    come through, pull round, survive, make it, pull through

  2. succumb, yieldverb

    be fatally overwhelmed

    ease up, grant, give way, pay, bear, relent, give, buckle under, afford, knuckle under, give in, concede, soften, move over, generate, cede, return, yield, render

    survive, come through, pull through, pull round, make it

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  1. succumbverb

    yield, submit, surrender, capitulate, give in, give way

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  1. Edward Lyman:

    We know that these situations are not immediately life threatening, but the animal will eventually succumb to this if we don't rescue it.

  2. Svenja Schulze:

    We should support communities with clean air programs instead of letting ourselves succumb to diversionary tactics, that includes, for example, pushing for retrofits of diesel cars as quickly as possible.

  3. Altaf Hussain:

    Be it the pro-India or separatist leaders, everybody is hiding behind Covid-19 in Greater Kashmir. There is no political activity, there are no statements issued by the pro-India or pro-freedom leadership, so local media doesn't have to make any choices what to publish and what not to publish, covid-19 situation has given breathing space to media in Greater Kashmir, but when this pandemic passes and political activity resumes, we have to see how the media local media behaves. We have to see whether they will face the challenges or succumb.

  4. Sinclair B. Ferguson (1948- ):

    For worship is, essentially, the reverse of sin. Sin began (and begins) when we succumb to the temptation, "You shall be as gods." We make ourselves the center of the universe and dethrone God. By contrast, worship is giving God his true worth; it is acknowledging Him to be the Lord of all things, and the Lord of everything in our lives. He is, indeed, the Most High God!”

  5. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Only he qualifies to be an INDIVIDUAL, who has created an IMAGE for himself, in tune with his INTRINSIC NATURE, for majority only succumb to the human stupidity and perish!

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