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Word: succumb

Definition: yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness


More Vocab Words

::: malediction - curse
::: chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
::: ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
::: ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
::: accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
::: celerity - speed; rapidity
::: wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
::: jocose - given to(having a tendency of) joking
::: handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward