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- v. to collapse or fall
- v. to relent, yield, surrender or admit defeat
- v. to droop the head
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. yield to another's wish or opinion
- v. consent reluctantly
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When he does not, I give in to irresistible temptation and, having kicked off my pattens, slip under the covers with him.
He was beginning to give in to the results of his own success-his belly spilled slightly over the belt holding his robes shut.
"The market is temporarily relieved that alternative fuel costs will be held down if local governments give in to Kan's request for nuclear reactor restarts," said Naoki Fujiwara, a fund manager at Shinkin Asset Management.
I thought of Jack and Pedro high-fiving over glasses of unmixed vodka, confident and totally zooted, refusing to give in to the realities of tomorrow.
He wasmercifully grateful that finally he was permitted to stretch out on a bed, feel furs pulled over his shoulders, and he could give in to the sleep he craved.
The throbbing pain was too muchgoading him to give in to her.
I thought detachedly that I would quite likely prefer to die than give in to Surtees.
One of them, Harry Hansen, of the Chicago Daily News, tells the following story, which I give in his words:
Let me give in a paragraph, before I swing off into the bypaths that always allure me, the consecutive suffrage events of the past quarter of a century.
I agreed “reluctantly” to give in to their proposals and accept a twenty-five-percent reduction in rates over three years, phased in at five, ten, and ten percent, and hailed it as a great bipartisan solution.