relent

All Verb Noun Adjective
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  • He must have been more or less than man had he not relented then. Cited from Castle Richmond, by Anthony Trollope
  • But if she could relent towards him, how must it be in the future? Cited from Cobwebs and Cables, by Hesba Stretton
  • Most cities at first turned him down -- then relented and took the money.
  • Finally relenting, they sent for a man to take me to see my poor brother. Cited from Personal Experiences of S. O. Susag, by Susag
  • He later relented and allowed a few hours a day for such traffic.
  • The company eventually relented and allowed the club back in for part of each week.
  • I will sound my brother -- just find out if he shows any signs of relenting. Cited from Deadham Hard, by Lucas Malet
  • None should therefore relent or think it gain if they go away without further danger to us. Cited from History of the Peloponnesian War, by Thucydides
  • Your mother is of opinion, you say, that at last my friends will relent. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9),by Samuel Richardson
  • Arthur has always kept telling me that he knew his father would relent in time. Cited from The Late Miss Hollingford, by Rosa Mulholland
  • They eventually relented on condition he agreed to fund his studies for himself.
  • He could see her face relenting; her hands released each other. Cited from The Lady of the Aroostook, by W. D. Howells
  • She thought that the general might, perhaps, have some relenting towards her. Cited from Helen, by Maria Edgeworth
  • They discover the train company has relented, and will stop at their station.
  • I knew he was relenting when he first asked me if I would like to hear him play. Cited from St. Cuthbert's, by Robert E. Knowles
  • She thought he was relenting, and came and wound her arms about him. Cited from The Fur Bringers, by Hulbert Footner
  • He had a perfect belief in his own mind that his father would relent before very long. Cited from Vanity Fair, by William Thackeray
  • If she could move her father to relent, it might be lifted from her. Cited from Hetty Wesley, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • The city leaders relented, and green was again above the red light, where it remains.
  • Her mother was always moved by her tears, and would not her aunt relent? Cited from The Teacher, by Jacob Abbott
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