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Altogether, the team watched the brain activity of 39 people as they grappled with sticking with their choice or succumbing to peer pressure.
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.
Benedict herself succumbed to heart trouble several years later, in 1948.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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