Sentence Examples


  • He looked to Sarah, who had also succumbed to the craving.
  • In 1849 Garibaldi's wife Anita, who had accompanied him on his retreat from Rome, succumbed to fatigue in the marshes near Ravenna.
  • He seems to have touched at the island of Tortugas, so named on account of the large number of turtles found there, and to have landed at several places, but many of his men succumbed to disease and he himself was wounded in an Indian attack, dying soon afterward in Cuba.
  • In the crypt is the grave of a traveller, who succumbed to excessive drinking of the local wine known as Est, est, est.
  • The readiness with which the American Indian succumbed to disease is well known.