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concede
used in The Magic Mountain

4 uses
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Definition
to yield or admit — usually after dispute
  • There is something impertinent even in the way you concede the point.
    7.4 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Continued) (56% in)
  • But I've told you that I think of that night simply as a dream, our dream, and that I concede you have your freedom.
    7.4 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Continued) (60% in)
  • But one had to concede that this pathos for freedom had also brought forth shining foes of freedom, brilliant knights of tradition who did battle with irreverent, seditious progress.
    7.9 - The Great Petulance (55% in)
  • Naphu screamed, conceding with this very human cry that it requires more courage to shoot than to be shot at, raised his pistol to a position that had nothing to do with the duel, and shot himself in the head.
    7.9 - The Great Petulance (99% in)

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