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relent
used in Measure for Measure

3 uses
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Definition
to give in; or to be less intense
  • O, to him, to him, wench: he will relent; He's coming; I perceive 't.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another room in the same (67% in)
  • ] I'll know His pleasure; may be he will relent.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another room in the same (3% in)
  • Left her in her tears, and dried not one of them with his comfort; swallowed his vows whole, pretending, in her, discoveries of dishonour; in few, bestow'd her on her own lamentation, which she yet wears for his sake; and he, a marble to her tears, is washed with them, but relents not.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A Room in the prison (85% in)

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