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capitulate

kuh pi chooh lit

  • v  surrender under agreed conditions

  • It was not so much about losing, it was shameful the way the team capitulated without a fight.
  • Finally the resistance has capitulated because the ragged resistance fighters had no answer to the deadly air attack.
  • But for the unyielding and magical stops by the goalkeeper, the team would have capitulated midway through the game.
News & Articles

  • Metra CEO memo alleges more Madigan influences
    Metra CEO Alex Clifford contends his refusal to capitulate to House Speaker Michael Madigan's patronage demands angered some agency board members and ultimately led to his downfall, according to a memorandum obtained by the Tribune.        
    July 12, 2013 - Chicago Tribune
Quotes

  • Robert Bennett in Reuters UK
    Mr. Wolfowitz will not resign under this cloud and he will rather put this matter to a full (board) vote than to capitulate on his integrity,his lawyer Robert Bennett told Reuters.
  • Harry Reid in Forbes
    The president is not going to get a bill that has nothing on it,Reid said. "It would be wrong for this legislative branch of government to capitulate to this wrong-headed policy that the vice president and the president have been leading."
  • Liam Reddy in The Canberra Times
    We don't want to be that team that got beat by Adelaide after what happened against Melbourne,Reddy said. "If they want to capitulate ...... we don't care. We don't want to be here next year saying we lost the last two (preliminary...

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