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yield
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • He sat up, and felt the soft pillows yield to his hands, and he lay down again relieved.
  • At a second blow the door yielded and fell back, with timbers burst and lock broken.

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  • He did not forget the Barrow, nor the message of Gandalf; but something seemed to be compelling him to disregard all warnings, and he longed to yield.
  • We fear that he may yield.
  • Each time they climbed down they found the hollow filled with thick bushes and matted undergrowth, which somehow would not yield to the left, but only gave way when they turned to the right; and they had to go some distance along the bottom before they could find a way up the further bank.
  • Yet at last, as his shadow grew, Saruman yielded, and the Council put forth its strength and drove the evil out of Mirkwood and that was in the very year of the finding of this Ring: a strange chance, if chance it was.
  • Frodo was just yielding to the temptation to lie down again when a dark shape, hardly visible, floated close to one of the moored boats.

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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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