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capitulate
used in Rose Red

3 uses
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Definition
to stop resisting something — such as surrendering to someone else's decision or accepting a military defeat
  • As we lay there, this forty-year-old man grew ardent yet again, and again I capitulated.
    3 — 1908 (58% in)
  • From where this capitulation arose, I know not.
    3 — 1908 (57% in)
  • It is quite obvious that at some point these families will capitulate, but oh what a sight in the meantime!
    3 — 1908 (92% in)

There are no more uses of "capitulate" in Rose Red.

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