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relent
used in Emma

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Definition to 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)

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