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succumb
used in Anna Karenina

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consent reluctantly; or suffer defeat
  • At last he succeeded in calming her, only by confessing that a feeling of pity, in conjunction with the wine he had drunk, had been too much for him, that he had succumbed to Anna's artful influence, and that he would avoid her.
    Part Seven (33% in)

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