[ UK /ɹɪlˈɛnt/ ]
[ US /ɹɪˈɫɛnt/ ]
  1. give in, as to influence or pressure
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How To Use relent In A Sentence

  • The pain in his side was crushing, as if there was a steel hand in there relentlessly closing on an organ. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS
  • The snow relented and we were back to a rocky descending path.
  • A man might be cruel but if you show your trust he will relent. THE TATTOOED GIRL
  • This stuff doesn't merely placate the listener with predictable, danceable nursery rhymes but lashes out and lacerates the eardrum relentlessly.
  • Transport aircraft carrying supplies kept the German columns moving swiftly, and finally relentless bombing helped to force Warsaw into submission.
  • British summers mean we get rain, wind, sun, snow and frost all in the same week but our winters are just so glum, no blizzards just unrelenting dankness.
  • But despite the best efforts of his closest aides, it was not until two hours later that the Pope finally relented, the report said.
  • Although our inner lives have been relentlessly diminished by ecosocial isolation, the antidote lies in recovering awareness of our context.
  • But there's something desperate about the relentless jokiness. Times, Sunday Times
  • Healthy hares can easily outrun foxes, but can rarely escape relentless packs of hounds chasing them for up to 90 minutes.
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