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yield
used in The Mill on the Floss

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yield to pressure
Definition
to give in, give way, or give up
  • But she raised her eyes and met his with a glance that was filled with the anguish of regret, not with yielding.
    6.14 -- Book 6 Chapter 14 -- Waking (65% in)
  • He could venture now to be persuasive and urgent, and his father yielded with more readiness than he had calculated on.
    6.8 -- Book 6 Chapter 8 -- Wakem in a New Light (92% in)

There are no more uses of "yield" flagged with this meaning in The Mill on the Floss.

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  • All yielding is attended with a less vivid consciousness than resistance; it is the partial sleep of thought; it is the submergence of our own personality by another.
    6.13 -- Book 6 Chapter 13 -- Borne Along by the Tide (79% in)
  • This yielding to the idea of Stephen's suffering was more fatal than the other yielding, because it was less distinguishable from that sense of others' claims which was the moral basis of her resistance.
    6.13 -- Book 6 Chapter 13 -- Borne Along by the Tide (74% in)
  • This yielding to the idea of Stephen's suffering was more fatal than the other yielding, because it was less distinguishable from that sense of others' claims which was the moral basis of her resistance.
    6.13 -- Book 6 Chapter 13 -- Borne Along by the Tide (74% in)
  • Dr. Kenn could not be contradicted; he was listened to in silence; but when he left the room, a comparison of opinions among his hearers yielded much the same result as before.
    7.4 -- Book 7 Chapter 4 -- Maggie and Lucy (6% in)

There are no more uses of "yield" in The Mill on the Floss.

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