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concede -- as in: concede the point
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  • The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose
  • There are also many modifications of language, which we concede to the poets.
    Aristotle  --  The Poetics of Aristotle
  • It can have no pure right over my person and property but what I concede to it.
    Thoreau, Henry David  --  Walden & on the Duty of Civil Disobedience
  • "Yes, he’s a good boy," conceded Francie, "but even if he was bad, you wouldn’t notice it."
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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  • you had to concede that it was possible.
    Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis
  • I don’t gamble, if you will concede that poker is a game of skill.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • You will concede that?
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Amy was conceding Carthage, finally forgiving me for moving back here.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • I try to contradict her, and she concedes the point.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • As midnight gradually approached, Sophia had to concede that her friend had been right.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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  • "I know," Maxon conceded.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • "Then you’re conceding defeat?"
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • After initially denying any direct involvement in the Pittman murder, Myers conceded that he may have played some accidental role but quickly put the blame for the murder itself on more interesting local figures.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • "Maybe," she conceded.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • "Not using the name of fire," he conceded.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • He conceded a short laugh and pushed his hair back from his face.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • "It is very warm for chicken," Mum conceded.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • "Yes," her husband conceded harshly.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • She conceded a smile and hurled a knife into the target.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • Neither man conceded anything.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • "Yes," she conceded.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • Fredi didn’t want to concede the point.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • After months of incessant pleas from Six and me, Karen finally conceded and allowed me to enroll for my senior year.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • —table in an obvious show of ownership and refusal to concede and walks to the front of the room.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • Some northern soldiers conceded this truth.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • And with his stopwatch in his hand corrected to the astronomical clock in the shop, Father conceded that the first stroke of the English clock time after time coincided with the hour.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • And as I relaxed fully, feeling the beer begin to softly effervesce throughout my limbs, I conceded to myself that what he was saying had merit.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Conceding the point—the restaurant was packed—he sat down.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Maven finally concedes and slips out the door.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • In contrast, mine looked about as densely packed as a political headquarters two hours after the candidate has conceded.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Yeah," Iona conceded.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • "Are you conceding?" he says, his mouth falling open with mock surprise.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • ELIZABETH, "conceding": I think you be somewhat ashamed, for I am there, and she so close.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • In the new rules, no one concedes.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • The bear waited calmly as if part of the landscape, like a tree or a boulder, not conceding one inch of space.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • It was all right to shut him up, Mr. Radley conceded, but insisted that Boo not be charged with anything: he was not a criminal.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • "Everett was strange," Sleight concedes.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • This you alone can do, and I demand it of you as a right which you must not refuse to concede.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • "The boy is crazy," he muttered, although he conceded that with six kids, something like this was bound to happen.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • I always suppose anything people please, and, besides, you must concede something to diseased minds.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Schwartz concedes that his idea has virtually no chance of being accepted.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Eragon reluctantly conceded that Roran made sense.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Three fights and four innings later, I conceded that the experiment wasn’t working out.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • Spiritual revelations were conceded to England at that favoured period, as at this.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • After a short duration, the permission was most graciously conceded.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • ’Well, maybe it is true,’ Clevinger conceded unwillingly in a subdued tone.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • I concede that; but then, you know, all descriptions—
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • Conceding to be in my right mind.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • "You might save me," Dad conceded.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Was Jeb capable of conceding defeat? I doubted it.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
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