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See definition of succumbing on Dictionary.com
  • as inpoisoned
  • as incapitulation
  • as ingetting
  • as insurrender

synonyms for succumbing

  • dying
  • fatally poisoned
  • submission
  • yielding
  • bowing
  • conceding
  • resignation
  • surrender
  • accedence
  • buckling
  • giving up
  • knuckling under
  • relenting

antonyms for succumbing

MOST RELEVANT
  • fresh
  • pure
  • untainted
  • abandoning
  • giving up
  • losing
  • refusal
  • rejecting
  • fight
  • fighting
  • victory
  • win
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How to use succumbing in a sentence

He determined to pretend that he was succumbing to the hypnotic spell.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S PURSUITBURT L. STANDISH
I have seen myself on the point of succumbing—I, whose fatal art affrights the world.
QUEENS OF THE FRENCH STAGEH. NOEL WILLIAMS
Undoubtedly she was succumbing to the wretchedness of her position in a manner that was repugnant to humanity generally.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
They had sympathised with the female weakness which had succumbed when there was hardly any necessity for succumbing.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
Reluctantly he found himself succumbing to the witchery of her plaintive tone and her quivering lips.
PENNY OF TOP HILL TRAILBELLE KANARIS MANIATES
At several points they fought right up to the last man, succumbing but never falling back.
THE NEW YORK TIMES CURRENT HISTORY OF THE EUROPEAN WAR, VOL 1, ISSUE 4, JANUARY 23, 1915VARIOUS
Arizona, like a pouting child, was indulging in one of her periodic drouths, and cattle were slowly succumbing to starvation.
THE LONG DIM TRAILFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
It is a hard feat achieved by Nala in that he liveth without succumbing to grief, though separated from such a wife.
MAHABHARATA OF KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA BK. 3 PT. 1KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA
The rain-washed streets were rapidly succumbing to his warm smile.
MARJORIE DEAN, HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORPAULINE LESTER
My body, succumbing to the moral shock, was incapable of movement.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
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WORDS RELATED TO SUCCUMBING

  • accedence
  • bowing
  • buckling
  • conceding
  • giving up
  • knuckling under
  • relenting
  • resignation
  • submission
  • succumbing
  • surrender
  • yielding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.