Usage examples for succumbs

  1. In the discussion of these, as of all other geological problems, the appeal to needless catastrophes is born of that impatience of the slow and painful search after sufficient causes, in the ordinary course of nature, which is a temptation to all, though only energetic ignorance nowadays completely succumbs to it. – Hasisadra's Adventure Essay #7 from "Science and Hebrew Tradition" by Thomas Henry Huxley
  2. Where Love succumbs to Change, With only his own memories, for revenge. – The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. I by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  3. As usual, the Diable succumbs – The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete by Honore de Balzac