But somehow she had succeeded in erasing her fingerprints where Dillinger and many other criminals had failed.
Which is why Lena Dunham has succeeded so well: Girls is great.
It struck me as motivated by his longstanding desire to offend liberal sensibility, at which pursuit he succeeded.
We are here to celebrate our leaders of 1973 who, thanks be to God, succeeded in the war against Israel.
The U.N. succeeded in disarming and demobilizing the rebel force.
They had succeeded in carrying off some bullocks near the walls of his town.
He and his Spanish companions must have succeeded in getting ashore.
Gradually this grew fainter, and was succeeded by the clatter of tongues.
No effort to introduce a fashion of "rational dress" for women has ever yet succeeded.
Another succeeded him, who, after speaking for about half an hour, was succeeded by p. 20another.
late 14c., "come next after, take the place of another," from Old French succeder (14c.), from Latin succedere "come after, go near to," from sub "next to, after" (see sub-) + cedere "go, move" (see cede). Meaning "to continue, endure" is from early 15c. The sense of "turn out well, have a favorable result" is first recorded late 15c., with ellipsis of adverb (succeed well).