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relent
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Mansfield Park
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  • And with a relenting smile, he added, "I come home to be happy and indulgent."
  • Another burst of tears; but in spite of that burst, and in spite of that great black word miserable, which served to introduce it, Sir Thomas began to think a little relenting, a little change of inclination, might have something to do with it; and to augur favourably from the personal entreaty of the young man himself.
  • Fanny thought she discerned in his standing there an indication of relenting, which encouraged her to another attempt, and she said, therefore, "It is a pity you should not join them.

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  • After what seemed like hours, the pain finally relented.
  • She won’t relent until you do what she asks.

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