Definition of Succumbed

1. Verb. (past of succumb) ¹



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Definition of Succumbed

1. succumb [v] - See also: succumb

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Succumbed

succubi
succubine
succubous
succubuses
succubuslike
succulence
succulences
succulencies
succulency
succulent
succulently
succulents
succulous
succumb
succumbed (current term)
succumbest
succumbeth
succumbing
succumbs
succursal
succus
succuss
succussation
succussations
succussed
succusses
succussing
succussion
succussive

Literary usage of Succumbed

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... came to continue the missionary work which had been initiated at such cost; but they, too, succumbed to the severity of their task. ..."

2. The South in the Building of the Nation: A History of the Southern States by Walter Lynwood Fleming (1909)
"... until his own health succumbed to the malady. GASTON, WILLIAM, famous North Carolina jurist: b. New Bern, NC, Sept. 19, 1778; d. Raleigh, NC, Jan. ..."

3. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1887)
"He succumbed he sue- to the power (of which the world will learn much in cumbed. . \ , -, . , , times yet to come)—the power an armada can wield when not ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... he was always ill and frequently in pecuniary anxiety ; and when children were born to her they often succumbed to sickness. After some years' illness ..."

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