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Definition of Succumb

Succumb

  1. To yield; to submit; to give up unresistingly; as, to succumb under calamities; to succumb to disease.

Succumb Quotations

In a way, fraud in business is no different from infidelity in marriage or plagiarism in scholarly work. Even people committed to high moral standards succumb.
Miroslav Volf

For whatever reason, I didn't succumb to the stereotype that science wasn't for girls. I got encouragement from my parents. I never ran into a teacher or a counselor who told me that science was for boys. A lot of my friends did.
Sally Ride

I belong to a nation which over the past centuries has experienced many hardships and reverses. The world reacted with silence or with mere sympathy when Polish frontiers were crossed by invading armies and the sovereign state had to succumb to brutal force.
Lech Walesa

History does not record in its annals any lasting domination exercised by one people over another, of different race, of diverse usages and customs, of opposite and divergent ideals. One of the two had to yield and succumb.
Jose Rizal

Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Succumb Translations

succumb in Dutch is bezwijken
succumb in French is affaisser
succumb in German is erliegen
succumb in Italian is soccombere
succumb in Spanish is sucumbir
succumb in Swedish is duka under, digna
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