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concede
used in Catch-22

9 uses
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Definition
to yield or admit — usually after dispute
  • 'Well, maybe it is true,' Clevinger conceded unwillingly in a subdued tone.
    Chapter 4 — Doc Daneeka (98% in)
  • I'll even go so far as to concede that life seems longer I -'
    Chapter 4 — Doc Daneeka (87% in)
  • 'All right,' he conceded wearily.
    Chapter 9 — Major Major Major Major (93% in)
  • The naked man in formation, he conceded cheerlessly, had been a real black eye for him.
    Chapter 21 — General Dreedle (4% in)
  • It seemed never to have occurred to them that he, just as they, had eyes, hands, organs, dimensions, senses and affections, that he was wounded by the same kind of weapons they were, warmed and cooled by the same breezes and fed by the same kind of food, although, he was forced to concede, in a different mess hall for each successive meal.
    Chapter 25 — The Chaplain (20% in)
  • 'Yes, of course,' he conceded frigidly, his manner changing to one of edgy and defensive antagonism.
    Chapter 27 — Nurse Duckett (33% in)
  • 'Yes, I suppose it is odious,' he conceded with reluctance.
    Chapter 42 — Yossarian (5% in)
  • 'It must be nice to live like a vegetable,' he conceded wistfully.
    Chapter 42 — Yossarian (44% in)
  • 'No, no hope at all,' Major Danby conceded.
    Chapter 42 — Yossarian (58% in)

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