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yield
used in The Thundering Herd

7 uses
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yield to pressure
Definition
to give in, give way, or give up
  • What 're you expecting?" queried Tom, yielding to curiosity.
    Chapter 18 (32% in)
yielding = giving in, giving up, or giving way (easily moved or soft)
  • All during Tom Doan's boyhood, before and through the stirring years of the Rebellion, he had been slowly yielding to the call that had made so many young men adventurers and pioneers in the Southwest.
    Chapter 2 (0% in)
  • yielding = giving in, giving up, or giving way (easily moved or soft)
  • She resisted a while, then yielded to it.
    Chapter 5 (23% in)
  • yielded = gave in, gave way, or gave up
  • Milly might have yielded to his importunity had his ardor left her any force.
    Chapter 6 (92% in)
  • yielded = gave in, gave way, or gave up
  • Finally she yielded to it, halting under cover of the last trees, gazing out over the green expanse.
    Chapter 7 (17% in)
  • Imperceptibly the gray dawn had yielded to daylight.
    Chapter 14 (47% in)
yielded = gave in, gave way, or gave up
There are no more uses of "yield" flagged with this meaning in The Thundering Herd.

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  • Tom did not yield up the parcel with very good grace.
    Chapter 2 (93% in)

There are no more uses of "yield" in The Thundering Herd.

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