relent: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ri-lent'), [key]
- to soften in feeling, temper, or determination; become more mild, compassionate, or forgiving.
- to become less severe; slacken: The winds relented.
- to cause to soften in feeling, temper, or determination.
- to cause to slacken; abate.
- to abandon; relinquish.
- relent (Thesaurus)