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yield
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The Two Towers
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  • The turf was deep and yielding, and that helped them: but it seemed a long slow business.
  • Almost he yielded to the desire for help and counsel, to tell this grave young man, whose words seemed so wise and fair, all that was in his mind.

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  • But great as the pressure was, he felt no inclination now to yield to it.
  • She yielded to the stroke, and then heaved up the great bag of her belly high above Sam’s head.
  • He thrust and pushed at the block, and he threw himself against it, but it did not yield.
  • The outlet was blocked with some barrier, but not of stone: soft and a little yielding it seemed, and yet strong and impervious; air filtered through, hut not a glimmer of any light.

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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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