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(of a game or contest) To have failed to win
Past tense for to give up one's resistance against an enemy or opponent
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“There was an attempt in the early weeks to paint a picture of a resilient country, unwilling to relent to the might of the coming scourge.”
Past tense for to become less harsh, severe or intense
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“With her resolve slowly fading, Elspeth bent her head on and prayed that the storm would relent.”
Past tense for to reverse one's previous action or opinion
“Although he agreed that the project was important, General Yates did not relent on his decision to cancel the contracts of the consulting scholars.”
Past tense for to show mercy on someone
“Does a lion relent, with his paw upon his prey?”
Past tense for to relent, relieve, or be charitable towards someone in need
Past tense for to change or back out of one's decision or opinion
Past tense for to gradually melt, dissolve, or become fluid
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