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succumb to something

to yield to something, especially a temptation, fatal disease, a human weakness, etc. He finally succumbed to his pneumonia. She did not succumb to the disease until she was very old.
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I love all who are like heavy drops falling one by one out of the dark cloud that lowereth over man: they herald the coming of the lightning, and succumb as heralds.
However, to succumb to this thinking is to succumb to the same exact mindset that continues to drive extrajudicial killings in this country, whether the victim is a journalist or activist, farmer or priest, lumad or judge, or one perceived to be a threat to the status quo, or-a 'subhuman' or 'collateral damage' in the war on drugs.
President of the Judicial Council Branko Ushkovski Thursday stressed that he will fight for the honor of this institution, for the authority and rights of the judges and that the Council won't succumb to political influence.
Euro Could Succumb to ECBEoe1/4aos Neutral Stance, Weak Data Japanese Yen Volatility Likely on Currency Intervention.
The reason men succumb more often to illness is largely because of hormones.
How could it succumb, at long last, to a barbarian usurper at the head of an Italian army composed largely of other barbarians?
Why do some officers succumb to life-threatening habits, such as the lack of physical activity and exercise, smoking and excessive drinking habits, and depression, that increase the risk of obesity?
I can't help it to a degree, but I'm trying not to completely succumb.
Where along the 30-mile stretch of river from Griffith Park to Long Beach did Earl succumb to the relentless power of the torrent?
Also, young people, unfamiliar with danger, often discount the likelihood that they will succumb to illness or injury.