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Word: succumb

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


More Vocab Words

::: indecisive - marked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle
::: objective - not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
::: enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
::: bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
::: pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
::: paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
::: waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
::: functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
::: flora - plants of a region or era
::: infallible - unerring; never making mistakes