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adjective as in poisoned

Strong match

noun as in capitulation

noun as in getting

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Example Sentences

Sierra had clung to life for seven weeks before finally succumbing to her wound.

The man who once seemed to defy death entirely has held onto his reputation and accolades long after succumbing to his mortality.

Context: The comedian said this to his much-younger wife, Erin Fleming, before succumbing to pneumonia.

In 2003, Bernard Loiseau took his own life after succumbing to the pressures of maintaining his three-star rating.

Print journalism is succumbing to “Studies show…”  This is understandable.

He determined to pretend that he was succumbing to the hypnotic spell.

I have seen myself on the point of succumbing—I, whose fatal art affrights the world.

Undoubtedly she was succumbing to the wretchedness of her position in a manner that was repugnant to humanity generally.

They had sympathised with the female weakness which had succumbed when there was hardly any necessity for succumbing.

Reluctantly he found himself succumbing to the witchery of her plaintive tone and her quivering lips.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to succumbing, such as: dying, and fatally poisoned.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.