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capitulate

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Some people seem to go through life standing at the complaint counter.
Fred Propp Jr.
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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] capitulum < caput "head"

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to capitulate

Third person singular
capitulat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to capitulate (third-person singular simple present capitulat, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To end all resistance; to give up; to go along with or comply; may imply compliance with an enemy or to end all resistance because of loss of hope
    He argued and hollered for so long that I finally capitulated just to make him stop.

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