Word fight

capitulate
(v)
cǝ-PIT-yoo-late
Meaning

surrender; give up

1st Sample Sentence

Never allow yourself to capitulate to despair!

Root

caput capitis (head) (Latin)

Mnemonics

CAPtain it's too late, we will have to surrender. capital+ate -> if someone ate the capital that means the king of the capital has surrendered. CAP ITU LATE: Cap (close/cover/stop) it, it is too late. Give in, yield, to stop resisting an enemy