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succumb

verb [I]
 
 
/səˈkʌm/ formal
NOT STOP to not be able to stop yourself doing something: I succumbed to temptation and had some cheesecake.Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
SUFFER to die or suffer badly from an illnessBeing and falling illDeath and dying
Translations of “succumb”
in Vietnamese ngừng kháng cự, thua…
in Spanish sucumbir (a)…
in Thai จำนน…
in Malaysian tunduk…
in French succomber (à)…
in German erliegen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 屈從,屈服, 放棄抵抗, 承認失敗…
in Indonesian tunduk…
in Russian не выдержать, не устоять, страдать…
in Turkish dayanamamak, kapılmak, yenilmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 屈从,屈服, 放弃抵抗, 承认失败…
in Polish ulegać…
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