Definitions for "Succumb"
To lose the will to oppose something or to give up and accept something that you first opposed. In the context of illness, to succumb to an illness is to stop opposing it, to no longer battle it, but to die from it. Succumbing, like passing, has become a euphemism (an inoffensive substitute) for dying. See the entire definition of Succumb
To die from the effect of destructive or disruptive forces.
Keywords:  reluctantly, consent
consent reluctantly
Keywords:  overwhelmed, fatally
be fatally overwhelmed
To yield; to submit; to give up unresistingly; as, to succumb under calamities; to succumb to disease.