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  • Everyone insisted she attend and she finally succumbed.
  • She predicted that 40% of Atlantic salmon would succumb to the disease.
  • She would have walked beneath yellow-ringed pines rising to a brilliant eastern sky, and her senses would have succumbed to the joy of the morning.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • My hurt quickly succumbs to the anger building up inside of me.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed

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  • He keeps me pressed tightly to him, and he’s making little noises into my hair, and before I totally let go of everything and succumb to the blackness washing through me, I have the strangest, dumbest thought—that my head fits perfectly in Kent’s shoulder.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • His instincts told him these Cranks were just like everybody else—sent here to live out their last horrible years succumbing to the Flare.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • Well, he seems to be succumbing to it rapidly.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • She succumbed to a fever on July 2, Giovanni and Dominic on July 3, Ricardo and Angelina on July 6," Jane said grimly.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • All around the country, magazines began shuttering, succumbing to a sudden infection brought on by the busted economy.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • But there is no water and I succumb to the dizziness before everything goes black.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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  • Chills ran up his skin—it brought back the memory of Misty singing as she began to succumb to the illness.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • The farmer had died of the plague, and the remnants of his family had fled to the nearest town, where they, too, succumbed, adding their numbers to the billions who perished in the 3rd Wave.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Would she succumb to Francis’s ready presence, to the simple fact that he wanted to be near her?
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • I was about to go talk to him when my Uncle Bobby grabbed me by the elbow and pulled me into a cornet Bobby was a big barrel-chested guy who drove a big car and lived in a big house and would eventually succumb to a big heart attack from all the foie gras and Monster Thick-burgers he’d packed into his colon over the years, leaving everything to my pothead cousins and his tiny quiet wife.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • Thalia still didn’t know what happened to him—whether he’d succumbed to his disease after her arrest, or whether he was still clinging to life, praying that he’d get to see his daughter again someday.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • The scout that Bernie Kosar is choking finally succumbs to death and bursts into a heap of ash covering the dog’s face.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • Only you can shoot it without succumbing to the disease.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • If I didn’t succumb to starvation, I would be here for a long time, with hateful mistresses and with Hattie ordering me about.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • No plagues rain down upon museum employees; Marie-Laure does not succumb to snakebite or tumble into a sewer and break her back.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Just when my mind has succumbed to every part of being wrapped up in him, his lips come to a standstill and he slowly pulls back.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • There’s some debate about what kind of man Joseph was—whether he was righteous or not, whether he ever succumbed to the disease—but in any case, he took good care of her.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • If he had been armed I am sure he would have leaped across the table and we would have grappled on the floor until either he or I had succumbed.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • There is but one way, and that is emancipation; either that or we must succumb and divide.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • It was for this reason perhaps, Sophie thought as she climbed the steps, that she succumbed from time to time to an occasional irresistible peek—doing so now, seeing only the string of boxcars newly arrived, as yet unloaded.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • You succumbed to flattery and vanity.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • I gave a nervous laugh and tried to cover it up by cracking my knuckles, a bad habit I never succumbed to.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • I wondered whether it was worth the effort to get up and wash my face before succumbing to the urge to sleep.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • I felt disappointed that I’d once again allowed myself to succumb to anxiety.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • I thought about succumbing to that look she gave me, the one that had always made even the most defiant students lower their heads in shame.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • They must have been set free only to succumb to the fumes.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • When once you had succumbed to thoughtcrime it was certain that by a given date you would be dead.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • He could have ended the beatings by running away or succumbing to tears, but he refused to do either.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • A few times, Papa nearly slept, succumbing to the itchy fatigue in his eyes and the wilting of his head.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • He was succumbing to irresistible, youthful, childish drowsiness.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Fate succumbs many a species: one alone jeopardises itself.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • It had taken several chapters of Dickens before Clary had finally succumbed to exhaustion and fallen asleep against Jace’s shoulder.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Jace succumbed.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • For a time it seemed the girl might be fine, but eventually she succumbed to her wounds and probable infection, and died at just nine years old.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Even my old man succumbed and did not contradict her, but gave me double share instead.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • I guess that’s why, when he inevitably succumbed to his most shocking injuries, they had accorded him that barbaric tribal finale.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Four more Urgals succumbed to Zar’roc’s thirsty bite, then Murtagh rode up beside Eragon, driving the press of Urgals backward.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • The doctor analyzed the symptoms of the malady to which the prisoner had succumbed, and declared that he was dead.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • _ Beneath the pressure of torments such as these, the feeble remnant of the good within me succumbed.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Black Cat
  • He succumbed to the superstition of beauty and ornament, even though the ornament was of his own devising, and, consequently, inferior to that of established historical forms.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • People struggled on for years with "troubles," but they almost always succumbed to "complications."
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • You wouldn’t be able to stop yourself from succumbing to my charms.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • Clayton had to force himself not to succumb to panic.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • He probably had succumbed.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • No raffle ticket, no Bingo, no policy slip, no clearing-house number, no magazine sweepstakes, no, nor any unpierced carnival balloon succumbed to her magic.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • They had less than a month left before they succumbed to old very old age.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
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