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  • The Buzzword of the Day for 08/02/2015 is:succumb (verb) \suh-KUM\ What does it mean? 1 : to yield to force or pressure2 : dieHow do you use it? Mom had already made dinner and so she refused to succumb to our pleas to have pizza delivered. Are you a word wiz? There are several words that are similar in meaning to "succumb." We list three of them below. Which one do you think is NOT a synonym of "succumb"? A. relent B. yield C. ignore D. defer Check your answer on Word Central.

 

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