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Adjective
Willing to accept or agree to something without objection or resistance
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“His yielding compliance to the King's wishes led to his advancement during Henry's life, but ultimately contributed to his downfall and his martyrdom.”
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(somewhat rare) Susceptible to influence by suggestion
“I know not which is most injurious to the yielding minds of the young.”
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Soft or flexible in texture or structure
“A similar thought floated through each brain as they settled themselves among the yielding cushions.”
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Mushy in texture, resembling a marsh or quagmire
“But, by some good luck, one final shove of the oars sent the light boat through the yielding mud, and into a little depression beyond.”
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Droopy, lacking in stiffness or firmness
“It is the stubborn oak, not the yielding willow, that breaks rather than bend before the blast.”
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Kind or lenient, often to excess
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(of soil or land) Producing or capable of producing abundant vegetation or crops
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Failing to act or protest as a result of moral weakness or indolence
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Willing to make concessions or characterized by pacifism
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Needing very little effort
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Lacking bodily or structural strength
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Lacking strength of character to follow one's own principles
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An act of surrendering or conceding to someone or something
“This level of shame stems not from his yielding to passion, but from his fear that in defeat, he has lost his sense of power.”
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The act of ceding or handing over something
“But Mr. Davis' policy did not include the yielding of territory to the enemy for any purpose.”
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The state in which someone has to accept the control of another person
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A formal renunciation or relinquishing of a claim
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The act of bestowing as a gift
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Act of recognizing the truth of something
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The action of making or manufacturing from components or raw materials
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An instance of a structure falling down or giving way
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The restoration of something lost or stolen to its proper owner
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Present participle for to yield or produce as a result of an investment of money, time or effort
“Thus, an acre of land would yield a profit of more than a thousand pounds in twenty years.”
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Present participle for to surrender to arguments, demands, or pressure
“We will never yield to the pressure of a foreign government seeking to break the sovereignty of our nation.”
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(yield to) Present participle for to accede to a request or demand
“He would regularly yield to his wife's requests for new designer handbags and shoes.”
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Present participle for to relinquish possession of
“The men were asked to yield their arms before entering the building.”
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(of a mass or structure) Present participle for to physically give way under force or pressure
“The upper corner of the roof would yield to the strong winds outside.”
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Present participle for to give (oneself) over to something, especially unrestrainedly
“The delegates, after spending three good days in their deliberations, relax their efforts in the evening and yield themselves to the pleasures of the banquet.”
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