Thesaurus / gives up

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No hunter, even if a youth, gives up so long as there is a fighting chance for life.

Two Boys in WyomingEdward S. Ellis

In a word, while no Englishman gives up or will ever give up—that's all rot—the job he has in hand is not going well.

What do you think of a man who gives up his purpose so suddenly?

Heroes of IsraelTheodore Gerald Soares

He who gives up the smallest part of a secret has the rest no longer in his power.

PrisonersMary Cholmondeley

Its normal use is to denote the breath of life, the ‘ghost’ a man ‘gives up’ at the moment of death.

Potassium chlorate, when heated with manganese dioxide, gives up its oxygen at a much lower temperature than when heated alone.

The characters are very inconstant, and Brady gives up the attempt to distinguish the group by precise and constant characters.

The organs of respiration: the organs in which the blood receives oxygen and gives up carbon dioxide.

A Civic BiologyGeorge William Hunter

But this is most unsatisfactory; for in giving up discovery, one gives up one of the highest enjoyments of Natural History.

GlaucusCharles Kingsley

What wonder if she gives up the hard struggle and strays from this path.

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