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succumb
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Middlemarch
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  • It is possible—I have often felt so much weakness in myself that I can conceive even a man of honorable disposition, such as I have always believed Lydgate to be, succumbing to such a temptation as that of accepting money which was offered more or less indirectly as a bribe to insure his silence about scandalous facts long gone by.

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  • Everyone insisted she attend and she finally succumbed.
  • She predicted that 40% of Atlantic salmon would succumb to the disease.

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