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succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
matrimony - state of being married
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough