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Sample sentences for the GRE study word succumb

succumb can be used as a verb

1.Even virtues may succumb by jealousy. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
2.Sonya did not succumb to the tender tone Natasha used toward her. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
3.Toward the middle of the day many of the weaker commenced to succumb and within an hour the people of Barsoom were sinking by thousands into the unconsciousness which precedes death by asphyxiation. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
4.And I answered "Ah, is it MY word Who am _I_ I await the worthier one I am not worthy even to succumb by it.. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
5.Now by the action of natural selection, all terrestrial plants have acquired a resisting power against bacterial diseases--they never succumb without a severe struggle, but the red weed rotted like a thing already dead. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
6.I love him who chasteneth his God, because he loveth his God for he must succumb through the wrath of his God. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
7.Man is something that hath to be surpassed and therefore shalt thou love thy virtues,--for thou wilt succumb by them.-. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
8.But by virtue of this natural selection of our kind we have developed resisting power to no germs do we succumb without a struggle, and to many--those that cause putrefaction in dead matter, for instance--our living frames are altogether immune. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
9.I love him who justifieth the future ones, and redeemeth the past ones for he is willing to succumb through the present ones. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
10.Nor can the god of Sleep resist his own power for though he may rouse himself for a while, he soon succumbs to the drowsy influences which surround him. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens

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