Relent

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Definition

to relent: to give in, to stop
verb
The snow storm shows no signs of relenting. There is 1/2 a meter of snow on the ground, and it is still snowing.

relentless: merciless, uncompromising, unstoppable
adverb, adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: The police fight a relentless battle against crime.
US: Finally the rain relented and we were able to walk our dog.
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Examples

  • "I insist, and she eventually relents."

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