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

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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.
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.
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.
The rain-washed streets were rapidly succumbing to his warm smile.
My body, succumbing to the moral shock, was incapable of movement.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS

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