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succumb

  

      vb   intr; often foll by: to  
1    to give way in face of the overwhelming force (of) or desire (for)  
2    to be fatally overwhelmed (by disease, old age, etc.); die (of)  
     (C15: from Latin succumbere to be overcome, from sub- + -cumbere from cubare to lie down)  
  succumber      n  
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succumb

  
  
capitulate, die, fall, fall victim to, give in, give way, go under, knuckle under, submit, surrender, yield  
  
Antonyms     
   beat, conquer, get the better of, master, overcome, rise above, surmount, triumph over  

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