Thesaurus / give way

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No definite rules can be given; sometimes the one, sometimes the other should give way.

The Whigs, he said, were already half Radicals, and would be entirely so if we did not give way.

The scenes, just now all soft and pleasing, give way to others which unite the lovely and the severe.

Finally the Confederate lines began to waver and give way, and the bugle sounded the retreat.

She began wringing her hands and seemed about to give way once more to weeping.

The Magic CurtainRoy J. Snell

The king thought the sum large, and offered fifty thousand, but the family refusing to give way, he acceded to their demands.

But he did not give way to any external outburst of passion, speaking in a level, measured voice.

The Young TrailersJoseph A. Altsheler

But he had not the virtuous courage to give way to his feelings.

The progress of the French armies in the north of Spain forced Philip at last to give way.

The opposition of Mrs. Purkiss inclined her sister to give way before Jenny's desire.

CarnivalCompton Mackenzie
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