Uncle

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A regional term for Federal agents of the DEA—Drug Enforcement Administration
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The NFL long ago cried uncle on this, recognizing Los Angeles was a different animal and taking demands for public funding off the table.
Arlen Specter, pinned by the religious right, cried uncle and signed a White House loyalty oath, a humiliation unprecedented in our constitutional system of checks and balances.
Alter hours of parliamentary legerdemain, flustered Republicans cried uncle and reached an agreement with Clinton on the amendment.