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yield
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The Awakening
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  • But she could not realize why or how she should have yielded, feeling as she then did.
  • The physical need for sleep began to overtake her; the exuberance which had sustained and exalted her spirit left her helpless and yielding to the conditions which crowded her in.

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  • She would, through habit, have yielded to his desire; not with any sense of submission or obedience to his compelling wishes, but unthinkingly, as we walk, move, sit, stand, go through the daily treadmill of the life which has been portioned out to us.
  • But far from yielding to the impulse, she avoided any occasion which might throw her in his way.
  • If she replied to it in a serious spirit it would still leave in his mind the impression that she had in a susceptible moment yielded to his influence.

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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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