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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • The middle within the belt of verdure was floored with a thick flossy carpet of moss and grass intermingled, so yielding that the foot was half-buried within it.
  • Yielding women—as scarlet a pair as ever was!" groaned Henery under his breath.

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  • "A coronet with five points, and beneath, _Cedit amor rebus_—’Love yields to circumstance.’
  • "Well, really, ma’am," he replied, in a yielding tone, "I don’t know what to say.

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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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