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Synonyms for relent
rɪˈlɛnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. yield, relent, soften(verb)

    give in, as to influence or pressure

    Synonyms:
    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. relent

    Synonyms:
    yield, relax, soften

    Antonyms:
    persist, harden

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. relent(v. n.)

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

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How to use relent in a sentence?

  1. President Obama:

    I know Hillary won’t relent until ISIL is destroyed. She’ll finish the job.

  2. President Obama:

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

  3. President Obama:

    Our coalition will not relent, they can not beat us on battlefield, so they ’ll try to terrorize us into being afraid. … As president, I will not let that happen. I will not give into fear.

  4. Ambassador Danon:

    BDS is the modern incarnation of anti-Semitism, holding this anti-BDS summit in the UN General Assembly will bring together an international coalition against the boycott movement, and will send a clear message to all of our adversaries – Israel will not relent and will continue to reveal the lies propagated by the BDS movement.

  5. Chika Onuegbu:

    Comrades, let me also remind us again that the struggle for our Unions is the struggle for our life .It is the struggle for our freedom and the welfare of the people of our nation. It is a struggle against evil and the greed and insensitivity of the privileged few. It is a struggle for equity and Justice. It is a continuous struggle and we must not relent AT ALL because those who benefit from evil, injustice and oppression are NOT relenting. That is why we say and sing ALUTA CONTINUA and rekindle our believe that VICTORIA ACERTA


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