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used in To Kill a Mockingbird

4 uses
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to yield or admit — usually after dispute
  • If you'll concede the necessity of going to school, we'll go on reading every night just as we always have.
    p. 41.9
concede = admit (or yield to)
  • 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.
    p. 14.1
  • conceded = accepted
  • "He might have hurt me a little," Atticus conceded, "but son, you'll understand folks a little better when you're older."
    p. 210.6
  • conceded = admitted
  • "I mighta," conceded Mayella.
    p. 247.1
conceded = admitted
There are no more uses of "concede" in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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