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yield
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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as in: yield to pressure Define
to give in, give way, or give up
  • It was filled with some kind of heavy, sand-like stuff which yielded wherever you touched it.
  • Wherever his hands moved it was all as yielding as water.

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  • The country vowed not to yield to pressure from its larger neighbors.
  • After the scandal, she yielded to public pressure and resigned her position.

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as in: will yield valuable data Define
to produce something wanted; or the thing or amount produced
  • All of the disputed territories contain valuable minerals, and some of them yield important vegetable products such as rubber which in colder climates it is necessary to synthesize by comparatively expensive methods.

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  • The discovery could yield a more effective treatment for diabetes.
  • The experiment yielded data that raised a new set of questions.

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as in: will yield valuable data Define
to produce something wanted; or the thing or amount produced
as in: yield to pressure Define
to give in, give way, or give up
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