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knuckle under

verb

Definition of KNUCKLE UNDER

intransitive verb

Examples of KNUCKLE UNDER

  1. <encouraged her to stand firm and not knuckle under to political pressure>
  2. <the remote outpost was overrun and forced to knuckle under>

First Known Use of KNUCKLE UNDER

1869

Rhymes with KNUCKLE UNDER

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