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used in A Tale of Two Cities

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to give in; or to be less intense
  • There was no pause, no pity, no peace, no interval of relenting rest, no measurement of time.
    3.4 — Calm in Storm (68% in)
  • Once denounced, and on such grave grounds as had just now been suggested to his mind, he foresaw that the dreadful woman of whose unrelenting character he had seen many proofs, would produce against him that fatal register, and would quash his last chance of life.
    3.8 — A Hand at Cards (68% in)
  • "Ugh!" cried Mr. Lorry, rather relenting, nevertheless, "I am shocked at the sight of you."
    3.9 — The Game Made (12% in)
  • But my husband has his weaknesses, and he is so weak as to relent towards this Doctor.
    3.14 — The Knitting Done (4% in)

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