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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

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

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

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

Psychoanalysts have been occupied for a long time with the difficult question of what the psychological conditions are which determine the form of the neurotic disease to which the individual will succumb. It is as though he had a choice between different illnesses and led by unknown impulses selected one or other of them.
Karl Abraham

The Philippine races, like all the Malays, do not succumb before the foreigner, like the Australians, the Polynesians and the Indians of the New World.
Jose Rizal
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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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