Definition of Succumbs

1. Verb. (third-person singular of succumb) ¹



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Definition of Succumbs

1. succumb [v] - See also: succumb

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Succumbs

succubuses
succubuslike
succulence
succulences
succulencies
succulency
succulent
succulently
succulents
succulous
succumb
succumbed
succumbest
succumbeth
succumbing
succumbs (current term)
succursal
succus
succuss
succussation
succussations
succussed
succusses
succussing
succussion
succussive
such
such(a)
such(p)
such-and-such

Literary usage of Succumbs

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1. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"... Governor succumbs—Lord North's Conciliatory Proposition—Jefferson succeeds Randolph in Congress—Remains to draw up the Answer of Virginia—Its ..."

2. History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America by Henry Wilson (1877)
"—Convention succumbs.—Treaty. — Richmond made the capital. — Letter of Mason. — West Virginia. •— Admitted by Congress. — Tennessee. ..."

3. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... Orders—Albemarle Volunteers ask Washington's Advice—Disturbances—Henry advances with a Military Force on Williamsburg—The Governor succumbs—Lord North's ..."

4. History of the Commune of 1871 by Lissagaray (1886)
"PARIS IS BOMBARDED THE FORT OF ISSY succumbs—THE COUNCIL ELECTS A NEW COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC SAFETY— ROSSEL FLIES. WE must leave this heroic atmosphere to ..."

5. History of the Pacific States of North America by Hubert Howe Bancroft, William Nemos, Henry Lebbeus Oak, Frances Fuller Victor, Alfred Bates (1883)
"... OP ACTIVE OPERATIONS AGAINST THE AZTECS—SUCCESS OF THE SPANISH ARMS—LARGE REINFORCEMENTS OP NATIVE ALLIES—ONE AZTEC STRONGHOLD AFTER ANOTHER succumbs. ..."

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