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  1. yield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under(verb)

    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, yield(verb)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. succumb

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

    resist, rise, contend, battle, fight, surmount

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. succumb(v. n.)

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

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  1. Yang Moo-jin:

    The firing is a warning to the U.S. that if the U.S. keeps pressure and sanctions, the North will launch more powerful missiles, north Korea also wanted to show to its people that it will not succumb to the U.S. pressure during talks.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    President Obama has hoped that being more open to China would make them a more responsible nation. It has not worked. We can no longer succumb to the illusion that more dialogue with China's current rulers will narrow the gap in values and interests that separates us, our nominee must have a plan to correct U.S.-China relations.

  3. Kevin Cramer:

    It was an exciting day to be with the President, and he asked right out front,' Do you have any preferences ?' i said my only preference would be, don't succumb to the pressure to make this some sort of an affirmative action pick.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    Alternatively, fear can lead us to succumb to despair or paralysis or cynicism, fear can feed our most selfish impulses and erode the bonds of community.

  5. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Do not succumb to any success.You must record what has not yet registered and try again relentlessly.

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