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yield
used in Snow Falling on Cedars

2 meanings, 4 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
will yield valuable data
Definition
to produce (usually something wanted); or the thing or amount produced
  • Snow fell that morning outside the courthouse windows, four tall, narrow arches of leaded glass that yielded a great quantity of weak December light.
    Chapter 1 (29% in)
yielded = gave or produced
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2  —2 uses as in:
yield to pressure
Definition
to give in, give way, or give up
  • Your task as you deliberate together on these proceedings is to ensure that you do nothing to yield to a universe in which things go awry by happenstance.
    Chapter 29 (53% in)
yield = give in, give way, or give up
  • After ten minutes of polite assistance Ishmael wondered aloud if his DeSoto wasn't the answer and persisted in this vein for five minutes more before Hisao yielded to it as an unavoidable evil.
    Chapter 22 (78% in)
yielded = gave in, gave way, or gave up
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?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
  • His thoughts, however, yielded no clue as to how to talk to Hatsue.
    Chapter 8 (20% in)

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