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Present participle 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.”
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Present participle 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.”
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Present participle 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.”
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Present participle for to show mercy on someone
“Does a lion relent, with his paw upon his prey?”
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Putting someone out of their misery
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Present participle for to change or back out of one's decision or opinion
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(of a game or contest) Present participle for to have failed to win
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(accede to) Present participle for to agree to a demand, request, or treaty
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Present participle for to gradually melt, dissolve, or become fluid
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Present participle for to draw to an end or close
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Present participle for make or become more tender or loving
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Present participle for feel sorrow for the misfortunes of
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The action of surrendering to an opponent or powerful influence
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The action of abating or being abated
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