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concede -- as in: concede the point
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • This permission being conceded, the four Miss Kenwigses sat in a row, with their tails all one way, and Morleena at the top: while Nicholas, taking the book, began his preliminary explanations.
  • This permission being conceded, Mr Pugstyles put on his spectacles, and referred to a written paper which he drew from his pocket; whereupon nearly every other member of the deputation pulled a written paper from HIS pocket, to check Mr Pugstyles off, as he read the questions.
  • ’ Miss La Creevy could not suppress a small shriek on hearing this, and instantly set about extorting a solemn pledge from Newman that he would use his utmost endeavours to pacify the wrath of Nicholas; which, after some demur, was conceded.

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  • The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose
  • There are also many modifications of language, which we concede to the poets.
    Aristotle  --  The Poetics of Aristotle

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