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Synonyms of 'relent'

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in the sense of fall
Definition
to collapse to the ground
Her father fell into the sea after a massive heart attack.
Synonyms
go down,
come down,
trip over,
drop down,
nose-dive,
come a cropper (informal),
face-plant (informal),
go head over heels
in the sense of give in
Definition
to admit defeat
My parents gave in and let me go to the camp.
Synonyms
admit defeat,
cave in (informal),
in the sense of give way
Definition
to yield or concede
I knew he'd give way if I nagged enough.
Synonyms
make concessions,
accede,
acknowledge defeat
in the sense of let up
Definition
to diminish or stop
The rain had let up.
in the sense of relax
Definition
to lessen the intensity of
He gradually relaxed his grip on the arms of the chair.
in the sense of slacken
Definition
to make or become looser
Her grip slackened on his arm.
Synonyms
become looser
in the sense of weaken
Definition
to become or make weak or weaker
Her opponents believe that her authority has been fatally weakened.
Synonyms
sap,
soften up,
take the edge off,
disempower
in the sense of yield
Definition
to give way, submit, or surrender, through force or persuasion
She yielded to general pressure.
Synonyms
bow,
cave in (informal),
knuckle under,
resign yourself

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