verb (used without object)
to give way to superior force; yield:
to succumb to despair.
to yield to disease, wounds, old age, etc.; die.
verb (intransitive) often foll by to
to give way in face of the overwhelming force (of) or desire (for)
to be fatally overwhelmed (by disease, old age, etc); die (of)


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