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synonyms for cave in

  • bankruptcy
  • catastrophe
  • crash
  • debacle
  • destruction
  • disintegration
  • disruption
  • failure
  • cataclysm
  • disorganization
  • exhaustion
  • faint
  • flop
  • prostration
  • ruination
  • ruining
  • smash
  • subsidence
  • undoing
  • wreck
  • basket case
  • cave-in
  • conk out
  • crackup
  • smashup
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antonyms for cave in

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  • miracle
  • success
  • wonder
  • creation
  • good fortune
  • build-up
  • increase
  • rise
      • unfit
      • decline
      • disagree
      • oppose
      • differ
      • object
      • disorder
      • prevent
      • hinder
      • disarrange
      • disallow
      • dispute
      • protest
      • dissent
      • disapprove
      • veto
      • dissuade
      • resist
      • reject
      • deny
      • refuse
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        How to use cave in in a sentence

        More soldiers crowded into the cave and Professor-Commander Krafft came in behind them.
        SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
        No young Cave Swallows were taken and gonads of adults were in various stages of reproductive activity.
        SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
        Profiting by this, Benjy quietly moved away round a colossal buttress of the berg, and took refuge in an ice-cave.
        THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
        Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
        BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
        The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
        NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
        So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
        NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
        Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
        NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
        But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
        THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
        Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.
        THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
        He was a new breed, that parson, a genuwine no-two-alike, come-one-in-a-box kind.
        ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
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        WORDS RELATED TO CAVE IN

        • accept
        • acquiesce
        • admit
        • allow
        • assent
        • be game for
        • cave in
        • comply
        • concede
        • concur
        • cooperate
        • cry uncle
        • endorse
        • enter into
        • fold
        • give the go-ahead
        • give the green light
        • go along with
        • grant
        • let
        • okay
        • permit
        • play ball
        • roll over and play dead
        • subscribe
        • throw in the towel
        • yield
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