how to pronounce succumb


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succumb is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of succumb in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… lovers succumb to these rare infections …”

meanings of succumb


  1. To give up, or give in.
  2. To yield to an overpowering force or overwhelming desire.
  3. To overwhelm or bring down.
  4. To die.

succumb frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word succumb occurs in english on average 2.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics succumb can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that succumb can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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