Second, people expect wars to end and when they drag on, often succumb to war fatigue.
He also accuses Isabel of repeatedly trying to seduce him, although he supposedly refused to succumb to her licentious ways.
In the 21st century, however, we suppress the magic of it and succumb to the fear of it.
We've already seen Don resist temptation, and succumb to it, and resist it again.
From Matt: I am incredibly lazy in this department and succumb to the easy allure of Paris.
It was my sad lot to see my dear Doto die—the first of the sufferers in the palace to succumb to the disease.
My dear friend, if I also should ever succumb, let me be taken to San Baudilio.
The dragoons relieved one another so as not to succumb themselves to the punishment they were making others undergo.
Thus it was, however, that he did not succumb to the fearful injury he had received.
Others, again, succumb to the difficulties inseparable from the author's position.
late 15c., from Middle French succomber, from Latin succumbere "submit, sink down, lie under," from sub "down" (see sub-) + -cumbere "take a reclining position," related to cubare "lie down" (see cubicle). Originally transitive; sense of "sink under pressure" is first recorded c.1600. Related: Succumbed; succumbing.