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What is another word for cave in?

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To collapse inward or downward
“She felt as if, at any moment, the roof would cave in on her and bury her alive.”
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To capitulate or submit under pressure
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“She won't cave in to his demands that she admit the marriage was fraudulent.”
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To fail, especially in spectacular fashion
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“Your portfolio will be hit severely as both market and business cave in.”
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To go bankrupt
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To surrender
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To break something by forcing it inwards or piercing it roughly
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To bend and give way under pressure or strain
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Act in an excessively subservient manner
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To deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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To cover completely with water
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To form a deep recess or notch in a line or surface
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To abandon or betray one's principles
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To decrease in number, amount, intensity, or quality
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To admit or agree that something is true after first denying or resisting it
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To express approval or agreement
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To comply with a rule or law
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The act of something collapsing in, or the site where a collapse has occurred
“We were on edge as we could sense a cave in occurring at any second.”
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(idiomatic) The act of relenting
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“Call it a cave in if you must, but I had to give her a cookie to shut her up.”
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A shallow pit or other edged depression in a road's surface
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An instance of a structure falling down or giving way
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