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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsuccumbsuc‧cumb /səˈkʌm/ verb [intransitive] formal  1 LOSE A GAME, COMPETITION, OR WARCONTROL#to stop opposing someone or something that is stronger than you, and allow them to take control syn give insuccumb to Succumbing to pressure from the chemical industry, Governor Blakely amended the regulations. Gina succumbed to temptation and had a second serving of cake.2 MIILLif you succumb to an illness, you become very ill or die of itsuccumb to About 400,000 Americans succumb each year to smoking-related illnesses.→ See Verb table
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succumbBoth times, however, he succumbed.Lewis succumbed to cancer in 1985.Reacting to Maj. Botha's statement anti-apartheid groups said they believed that he had succumbed to government pressure to protect Buthelezi.It might have been true once - and she was glad now that she had never succumbed to Hugh's importuning.Will Stansted succumb to major expansion?People would succumb to temptation and revert to familiar if inefficient form.We can not, we will not succumb to the dark impulses that lurk in the far regions of the soul everywhere.succumb toThe country has not yet succumbed to international pressure to stop nuclear testing.