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yield
used in Frankenstein

2 meanings, 8 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
will yield valuable data
Definition to produce something wanted; or the thing or amount produced
  • It was a most beautiful season; never did the fields bestow a more plentiful harvest or the vines yield a more luxuriant vintage, but my eyes were insensible to the charms of nature.
    Chapter 4 (77% in)
yield = produce
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2  —2 uses as in:
yield to pressure
Definition to give in, give way, or give up
  • I fear that he will become an idler unless we yield the point and permit him to enter on the profession which he has selected.
    Chapter 6 (12% in)
yield = give up
  • She had at first yielded to our entreaties, but when she heard that the life of her favourite was menaced, she could no longer control her anxiety.
    Chapter 3 (5% in)
yielded = given in
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?  —5 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • My father yielded at length to my desire to avoid society and strove by various arguments to banish my despair.
    Chapter 22 (5% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Everything was made to yield to her wishes and her convenience.
    Chapter 1 (41% in)
  • With his permission my mother prevailed on her rustic guardians to yield their charge to her.
    Chapter 1 (88% in)
  • Winter, spring, and summer passed away during my labours; but I did not watch the blossom or the expanding leaves—sights which before always yielded me supreme delight—so deeply was I engrossed in my occupation.
    Chapter 4 (94% in)
  • Still, as I urged our leaving Ireland with such inquietude and impatience, my father thought it best to yield.
    Chapter 21 (90% in)

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