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"If you're so set on it, I'll see about your position this afternoon," conceded Martin reluctantly.

They conceded that it was a mystery she had not turned out "gormin'."

"Poetic simile: I'm going fast," conceded Kirkwood; but he did not smile.

Spiritual revelations were conceded to England at that favoured period, as at this.

"I guess we've got to go through with it," conceded Mrs. Effie.

Why, then, should privileges be conceded to one beneficiary which are denied to all others?

In the end something is conceded to the desires, after they have been finally humbled and overpowered.

The father pondered a bit, but eventually, not to be behind, conceded the sheep.

As the Judge had said, his client was conceded to be slated for conviction.

After all,” I conceded aloud, “things are not always what they seem.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from Middle French concéder or directly from Latin concedere "give way, yield, go away, depart, retire," figuratively "agree, consent, give precedence," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + cedere "to go, grant, give way" (see cede). Related: Conceded; conceding.

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