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knuckling under

verb
present participle of knuckle under

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1 to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control)
  • encouraged her to stand firm and not knuckle under to political pressure

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2 to yield to the control or power of enemy forces
  • the remote outpost was overrun and forced to knuckle under

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“Knuckling under.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/knuckling%20under. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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