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synonyms for throw in the sponge

  • capitulate
  • communicate
  • concede
  • give in
  • give up
  • grant
  • hand over
  • relinquish
  • renounce
  • sign over
  • transfer
  • waive
  • abdicate
  • accord
  • alien
  • alienate
  • allow
  • convey
  • drop
  • fold
  • leave
  • resign
  • vouchsafe
  • yield
  • abalienate
  • come across with
  • deed
  • fork over
  • make over
  • part with
  • remise
  • throw in the towel
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antonyms for throw in the sponge

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  • fight
  • hold
  • keep
  • refuse
  • challenge
  • continue
  • deny
  • disallow
  • disapprove
  • maintain
  • oppose
  • reject
  • retain
  • withhold
  • defend
  • gain
  • guard
  • take over
  • win
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How to use throw in the sponge in a sentence

If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
That woman meant mischief, or she would never have dared to suggest that a British officer should throw in his lot with hers.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
If the Turks get hold of a lot of fresh men and throw them upon us during the night,—perhaps they may knock us off into the sea.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Nothing will be easier then to throw the Poles into the shade of the picture, or to occupy the foreground with a brilliant review.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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