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But that is conceding the greater part of what I wish to demonstrate.

By conceding to me the same right your little friend has allowed.

"Well—" It was as if he took his question back, conceding its enormity.

And I have been conceding, conceding, for the sake of my children.

It almost sounded as if he were conceding that there should be no more crusades.

"Of course there are bad fairies as well," said Joyce, conceding the point.

There was no difficulty in conceding this trifle, and the 'Tocsin' was the result.

Lady Pelham had not the slightest idea of conceding any thing to this claim.

"You have been here every day," she said, conceding him the grace of having done his utmost.

He was conceding that there might be a connection between his theory and the disappearances.

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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