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synonyms for gives in

  • relinquish
  • cede
  • hand over
  • pull out
  • quit
  • yield
  • back down
  • concede
  • submit
  • comply
  • abandon
  • cease
  • surrender
  • capitulate
  • bail out
  • bow out
  • chicken out
  • collapse
  • cry uncle
  • cut out
  • desist
  • despair
  • drop
  • fold
  • forswear
  • leave off
  • resign
  • stop
  • waive
  • cave in
  • give up
  • buckle under
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antonyms for gives in

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  • fight
  • hold out
  • stand up to
  • withstand
  • hold out
  • oppose
  • start
  • continue
  • retain
  • win
  • fight
  • defend
  • keep
  • hold
  • resist
  • disobey
  • reject
  • refuse
  • deny
  • persevere
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Urbanity ushers in water that needs no apology, and gives a zest to the worst vintage.
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Mr. Brown seizes the proffered member, and gives it as hearty a pressure as the publicity of the occasion will permit.
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He gives a list of the sponsors of the baptized Indians, who included many of the French nobility and clergy.
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Smith's method usually gives good results, as does also the more simple method of Hiss (p. 263).
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History gives them scant notice, and the Federal government has failed to reward them as they deserve.
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Messa urges the king to send a new governor, and gives his advice as to the character of him who should be sent.
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In the next chapter he gives his twelve disciples authority over demons.
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Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
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This gives to the second volume something of the smell of an apple store-room.
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The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
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