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 for Giving in
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Giving \Giv"ing\, n.
     1. The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.
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     2. A gift; a benefaction. [R.] --Pope.
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     3. The act of softening, breaking, or yielding. "Upon the
        first giving of the weather." --Addison.
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     Giving in, a falling inwards; a collapse.
  
     Giving out, anything uttered or asserted; an outgiving.
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              His givings out were of an infinite distance
              From his true meant design.           --Shak.
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