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yield
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Treasure Island
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  • It was something to see him wedge the foot of the crutch against a bulkhead, and propped against it, yielding to every movement of the ship, get on with his cooking like someone safe ashore.
  • My foot struck something yielding—it was a sleeper’s leg; and he turned and groaned, but without awaking.

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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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