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  1. relent

    • IPA[rɪˈlɛnt]

    英式

    • v.
      abandon or mitigate a severe or harsh attitude, especially by finally yielding to a request;become less severe or intense
    • verb: relent, 3rd person present: relents, gerund or present participle: relenting, past tense: relented, past participle: relented

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    • IPA[rəˈlent]

    美式

    • v.
      abandon or mitigate a harsh intention or cruel treatment: she was going to refuse his request, but relented

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