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Definitionto give in; or to be less intense
- — Mr. Knightley could not impute to Emma a more relenting heart than she possessed, or a heart more disposed to accept of his.3.13-14 -- Volume 3 Chapters 13-14 (40% in)
- In two minutes, however, he relented in his own favour; and muttering something about spruce-beer, walked off.3.5-6 -- Volume 3 Chapters 5-6 (92% in)
There are no more uses of "relent" in Emma.
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