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yield
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Crime and Punishment
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  • Pulcheria Alexandrovna was emotional, but not sentimental, timid and yielding, but only to a certain point.
  • I maintained that she was so innocent that she could not foresee my treachery, and yielded to me unconsciously, unawares, and so on.

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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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