What is the opposite of relent?

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Opposite of to accept or yield to a superior force, authority or will
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Opposite of become less severe or intense
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Opposite of to surrender or end all resistance to
“It was a massive struggle to resist the lure of a cheeky beer, but I held firm.”
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Opposite of to feel or express sincere regret or remorse about one's wrongdoing or sin
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(of a game or contest) Opposite of to fail to win
“He would win against his opponent, a fitting finale to the hard work and training he had put in over the last few months.”
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(of a game or contest) Opposite of to have failed to win
“He won against his opponent, a fitting finale to the hard work and training he had put in over the last few months.”
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