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concede
used in 1776

5 uses
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Definition
to yield or admit — usually after dispute
  • But perhaps he had been wrong, he gracefully conceded.
    p. 87.9
  • There was no longer any question whether the Americans would fight, conceded Tory Adam Ferguson, but could anyone doubt the strength of Great Britain to "reduce" them?
    p. 15.4
  • Bangs, a Harvard graduate with training in medicine, had initiated his own tour of inspection out of concern for the health of his men—though also out of curiosity, as he conceded—and was appalled by what he saw.
    p. 124.9
  • Then, generously and realistically, Washington conceded that everyone in command of the army suffered from a greater, more serious failing, himself included.
    p. 153.9
  • But some on the British side grudgingly conceded that the "rabble" must henceforth be regarded with new respect.
    p. 291.0

There are no more uses of "concede" in 1776.

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