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capitulating

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the usually forced yielding of one's person or possessions to the control of another
  • the tug-of-war will continue until the capitulating of one side or the other
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capitulating

verb , present participle of capitulate

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1 to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control)
  • one side finally capitulated when it became clear that they couldn't win the argument
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2 to yield to the control or power of enemy forces
  • the city reluctantly capitulated to the invaders after a three-day siege
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