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  1. relent

    yield, relax, soften

    persist, harden

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  1. yield, relent, softenverb

    give in, as to influence or pressure

    mince, render, ease up, grant, give way, pay, moderate, cushion, give, buffer, weaken, afford, knuckle under, give in, cede, concede, succumb, soften, move over, generate, return, dampen, buckle under, damp, yield, bear, break

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  1. relentverb

    soften (in temper), grow lenient or tender, abate severity or rigor

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  1. President Barack Obama:

    Our coalition will not relent. Attacks on restaurants and concerts are not the new normal. They can’t beat us on the battlefield so they try to terrorize us into being afraid.

  2. Mike Pence:

    As we gather tonight, we must recognize that we've only come to the end of the beginning. Standing here in the first days of a post-Roe America, we must resolve that we will not rest, we will not relent until the sanctity of life is restored in the law of every state in the nation.

  3. Rand Paul:

    And if war should prove unavoidable, America will fight with overwhelming force and we will not relent until victory is ours.

  4. Malcolm Turnbull:

    What we've now got to do is not relent on the economic pressure until that goal is achieved.

  5. President Obama:

    We are not going to relent until we bring home Americans who are unjustly detained in Iran.

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