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buckle

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intransitive verb
    1. to bend, warp, bulge, or collapse: The bridge buckled in the storm.
    2. to yield, surrender, or give way to another (often fol. by under): She refused to take the medicine, but buckled under when the doctor told her to.
    [Webster]

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