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Definition of "succumbed" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of succumb. (verb)

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Use "succumbed" in a sentence
  • "I suspect we will decide Mr. Bush's first term, with his decisive response to 9/11, deserves some praise, and that his second term succumbed to an awesome amount of bad luck, from his generals 'disagreements on how to fight the war in Iraq to the Wall Street collapse of 2008."
  • "Even Darwin succumbed to the PRESSURE of religion to include a “God” reference in his book."
  • "There ` s even a more subtle issue to which my friend DJ AM succumbed which is a lack of appreciation of how addictive drugs, even properly prescribed, can trigger addiction."