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relent

verb

1 relent

Give in, as to influence or pressure.

synonyms: soften, yield.

Roget 174: be moderate etc. adj.; keep within bounds, keep within compass; sober down, settle down; keep the peace, remit, relent, take in sail.    moderate, soften, mitigate, ... show more

Roget 324: render soft etc. adj.; soften, mollify, mellow, relax, temper; mash, knead, squash.    bend, yield, relent, ... show more

Roget 914: pity; have pity, show pity, take pity etc. n.; commiserate, compassionate; condole etc. 915; sympathize; feel for, ... show more

Dutch: oplossen, verslappen, verzachten




Moby thesaurus: accede, accept, acquiesce, assent, be agreeable, be conservative, be moderate, be pacifistic, bend, capitulate, come round, comply, compromise, consent, die down, ease off, ebb, face the music, fall, forbear ... show more.

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