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meanings of relent


  1. To slacken; to abate.
  2. To lessen, make less severe or intense.
  3. To become less rigid or hard; to soften; to yield, for example by dissolving or melting.
  4. To become less severe or intense; to become less hard, harsh, or cruel; to soften in temper.


  1. Stay; stop; delay.
  2. A relenting.


  1. Softhearted; yielding.