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synonyms for succumb

  • bow
  • break down
  • buckle
  • capitulate
  • cave in
  • cease
  • defer
  • give in
  • give way
  • go down
  • pass away
  • perish
  • quit
  • wilt
  • yield
  • accede
  • cave
  • collapse
  • croak
  • decease
  • demise
  • depart
  • drop
  • expire
  • fall
  • fold
  • go
  • knuckle
  • pass
  • submit
  • eat crow
  • fall victim to
  • flake out
  • give in to
  • give out
  • give up the ghost
  • go under
  • knuckle under
  • meet waterloo
  • pack it in
  • show white flag
  • take the count
  • throw in the towel
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antonyms for succumb

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  • continue
  • defend
  • fight
  • ascend
  • be born
  • bear
  • deny
  • refuse
  • rise
  • stay
  • conquer
  • create
  • overcome
  • win
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How to use succumb in a sentence

Altogether, the team watched the brain activity of 39 people as they grappled with sticking with their choice or succumbing to peer pressure.
THIS IS HOW YOUR BRAIN RESPONDS TO SOCIAL INFLUENCESHELLY FANAUGUST 25, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Put an Angus bull on a tropical pasture and “he’s probably going to last maybe a month before he succumbs to the environment,” says Oatley, while a Nelore bull carrying Angus sperm would have no problem with the climate.
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Benedict herself succumbed to heart trouble several years later, in 1948.
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Instead of succumbing to the frog’s digestive juices, an eaten Regimbartia attenuata traverses the amphibian’s throat, swims through the stomach, slides along the intestines and climbs out the frog’s butt, alive and well.
WATER BEETLES CAN LIVE ON AFTER BEING EATEN AND EXCRETED BY A FROGJONATHAN LAMBERTAUGUST 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
In the 19th century, soldiers sent to Haiti by Napoleon Bonaparte to quash rebellion succumbed to yellow fever, leading to Haitian independence and Napoleon’s sale of the territory of Louisiana to the United States.
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And yet we must go on in one direction or the other or else succumb to sheer lassitude and overpowering drowsiness.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
In short, was she or was she not the sort of woman to succumb to his attack?
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
The people of the expedition must either conquer or succumb.
THE TIGER HUNTERMAYNE REID
By the time we had begun our examination Mary began to succumb to her mother's suggestions, and began to feel a trifle indisposed.
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILDWILLIAM S. SADLER
In the fort of Attock, Captain Herbert held out for a while, but in the end was forced to succumb.
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
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WORDS RELATED TO SUCCUMB

  • buy the farm
  • cash in one's chips
  • cease living
  • croak
  • die
  • expire
  • kick off
  • kick the bucket
  • meet one's maker
  • pass on
  • push up daisies
  • succumb
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.