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  • noun

Antonyms for uncle

the brother of your father or mother

a source of help and advice and encouragement

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Last week, the administration cried uncle and businesses won a reprieve as Obama backed away from the plan that would have raised some $210 billion from the multinational companies over a 10-year period.
Alter hours of parliamentary legerdemain, flustered Republicans cried uncle and reached an agreement with Clinton on the amendment.
Or maybe his soul cried uncle and skittered off in horror to the heavenly ether.
The latest chunk of Presleyana for the faithful is a thoroughly reconfigured version of the film ``Elvis: That's the Way It Is,'' made a couple of years after the King's TV comeback and just before he cried uncle and succumbed to pills and selndulgence and management's propensity for hackery.
Even after the ucsc students cried uncle and pulled their phone numbers offline, Malkin continued to post their information alongside the office numbers for the "capitulationist chancellor" who had refused to purge them.