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


She put on the boy's torn straw hat, and they yielded to her wish.

The man who had saved her from death had yielded to temptation.

By some accident, it had been left unhasped, and yielded easily to her hand.

At length he yielded, and I got into the locker, where I was covered with potatoes.

He, therefore, with a sigh, yielded to his brother's reasonings.

I didn't want them to go in for this thing, but when you said it would be all right, I yielded.

Visibly he lost importance as he yielded and dived into his pocket.

The most hopeless of humours assailed him, and he yielded to it without a struggle.

Slowly and reluctantly I yielded to the fascinations of Florence Lascelles.

He yielded not; adamantine to the seductive lure, he picked up his heels and ran.