Part of speech: verb

To sink down as under a burden; yield; die.

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Usage examples "succumb":

  1. This was the more important, as he felt sure that a few such determined efforts on the Malay's part, and the little garrison must succumb. - "Middy and Ensign", G. Manville Fenn.
  2. And where will you find the lady that's to succumb to my fascinations? - "Simon", J. Storer Clouston.
  3. 94. " The greater ought not to succumb to the lesser." - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.