Succumbing sentence example
He was succumbing to irresistible, youthful, childish drowsiness.
Of the three, Cardinal Adrian was the first to fall ill, the pope succumbing a week after.
Instead of succumbing to the fear of redefining yourself, embrace the opportunity.
There they held out for three months, succumbing finally because in obedience to the Law (as interpreted since the time of Antiochus Epiphanes) they would only defend themselves from actual assault upon the sabbath day.
They communed together in a low voice for some time, till the burgomaster, succumbing to the influence of his potations, fumbled his way to his carriage with the assistance of some of his civic colleagues.Advertisement
The client and their lawyers who were so browbeaten and bullied managed to resist succumbing to such pressure.
In spite of the necessary allusions to the ominous theme of the curse, which would give any less great composer ample excuse for succumbing to the listener's sense of impending doom, Wagner's music speaks to us through the child-minds of the Rhine-daughters and terrifies us with the ruthless calm of Nature.
Diagnosed with Autism at age 2 and having to battle with leukemia until ultimately succumbing to a fatal brain tumor aged 12.
Succumbing to the stress of losing your job or dealing with monetary hardship will only keep you from finding new work or propel you into further debt.
After receiving his diagnosis, doctors told Swayze he had less than two years to live before succumbing to the disease.Advertisement
A better quality piece will also last longer without scratching, warping, or otherwise succumbing to damage, and any long-lasting friendship deserves a long-lasting piece of jewelry.
To double check a suspicious coupon offer, guests can contact the park's guest relations office and ask about the deal before succumbing to a possible scam.
Pauling himself is said to have taken 3 grams (3,000 milligrams) of vitamin C daily, and he lived to the ripe old age of 93 before finally succumbing to prostate cancer.
Choosing unique alternative wedding rings is a great way to honor one another without succumbing to the expectations of the big white wedding.
John Wayne's last public appearance before succumbing to cancer was in 1978 when the Academy staged a special tribute to his contributions to American cinema.Advertisement
Instead of succumbing to the temptation to order takeout when it's time for dinner, you can enjoy a delicious meal you created.
The furry, down-filled liner slips into a water-resistant outdoor boot, so that it can be used on long winter walks without succumbing to the elements.
Your body is designed to handle stress in short bursts, succumbing to the "flight or fight" response before the body's adrenal system begins to shut down.
As though shattered by a reverberant echo from the cannon of the Trebbia, the Directory crumbled to pieces, succumbing on the 18th of June 1799 beneath the reprobation showered on Treilhard, Merlin de Douai, and La Rvellire-Lpeaux.
Instances of what we may term tolerated parasitism, where the host plant seems to accommodate itself very well to the presence of the Fungus, paying the tax it extorts and nevertheless not succumbing but managing to provide itself with sufficient material to go on with, are not rare; and these seem to lead to those cases where the mutual accommodation between host and guest has been carried so far that each derives some benefit from the associationsymbiosis (see FUNGI).Advertisement
Acceptance doesn't mean that you are succumbing to a terrible circumstance.