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Synonyms for succumb

to give in from or as if from a gradual loss of strength

to suddenly lose all health or strength

Synonyms for succumb

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I love him whose soul is deep even in the wounding, and may succumb through a small matter: thus goeth he willingly over the bridge.
I love all who are like heavy drops falling one by one out of the dark cloud that lowereth over man: they herald the coming of the lightning, and succumb as heralds.
I love him who is ashamed when the dice fall in his favour, and who then asketh: "Am I a dishonest player?"--for he is willing to succumb.
I love him who justifieth the future ones, and redeemeth the past ones: for he is willing to succumb through the present ones.
He succumbed. He begins his story for her with the minute narration of this adventure which took about twelve months to develop.
There were others," he went on, "who hadn't succumbed. He told her frankly all his difficulty-- that for several applicants the conditions had been prohibitive.
His confederate and chief lieutenant, Paulvitch, true to the long years of teaching of his wily master, had at last succumbed to the treachery and greed that had always marked his superior, and, lured by the thoughts of the immense ransom that he might win by returning the child unharmed, had divulged the secret of its parentage to the woman who maintained the foundling asylum.
Rokoff was dead, and while the fate of Paulvitch was unknown, they had every reason to believe that he had succumbed to the dangers of the jungle where last they had seen him--the malicious tool of his master.
Ned, too, finally succumbed to the overpowering weariness of the first day of travel, and he, too, slept, though it was an uneasy slumber, disturbed by a feeling as though some one were holding a heavy black quilt over his head, preventing him from breathing.
In the end the red weed succumbed almost as quickly as it had spread.
Musa was the second Palestinian to succumb to his wounds during the last few days.
Both were rushed to the hospital right after the incident but Besana was the first to succumb to her injuries and was pronounced dead on October 25 while Acidre passed away late October 31.
President of the Judicial Council Branko Ushkovski Thursday stressed that he will fight for the honor of this institution, for the authority and rights of the judges and that the Council won't succumb to political influence.
Also, young people, unfamiliar with danger, often discount the likelihood that they will succumb to illness or injury.