Vocab Practice: Concede


This word appeared on the Cool Word Club website on Sept. 28, 2015.

Let’s do a practice round!

Concede means:

A) To react
B) To cope
C) To surrender
D) To criticize


Cool Word Challenge: Concede and Prudent


Cool Word Challenge: Just for fun, come up with one sentence that uses both of the cool vocabulary words that you learned this week.

Here are the words again:

Concede: To surrender or give up; to admit as true.

Prudent: Showing good judgment; marked by wisdom.

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No Time to Concede Defeat!


“Winners never quit, and quitters never win.”

This is among best-known quotes from Vince Lombardi, one of the most famous professional football coaches of all time.

As the head coach for the Green Bay Packers in the 1960s, he led the team to five NFL championships and two Super Bowl Victories.

Lombardi’s ability to motivate his players to achieve their best is perhaps his greatest legacy.

If you keep on trying, he told them, then you never have to concede (see definition and hear pronunciation below) defeat!

Want to learn more about Lombardi? Go to: http://www.packers.com/history/hall-of-famers/lombardi-vince.html

Cool word question of the day: If you were a coach, how would you inspire your players so that they would not concede defeat?

Concede: To surrender or give up; to admit as true.

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