Synonyms of 'relent'
in the sense of fall
to collapse to the groundHer father fell into the sea after a massive heart attack.
in the sense of give in
to admit defeatMy parents gave in and let me go to the camp.
in the sense of give way
to yield or concedeI knew he'd give way if I nagged enough.
in the sense of let up
to diminish or stopThe rain had let up.
in the sense of relax
to lessen the intensity ofHe gradually relaxed his grip on the arms of the chair.
in the sense of slacken
to make or become looserHer grip slackened on his arm.
in the sense of weaken
to become or make weak or weakerHer opponents believe that her authority has been fatally weakened.
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