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relent
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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Definition
to give in; or to be less intense
  • However, he afterwards relented in some degree.
    4 — The Slave Who Dared To Feel Like A Man (60% in)
  • A member of the family, fearing he would freeze to death, begged that he might be taken down; but the master would not relent.
    9 — Sketches Of Neighboring Slaveholders (20% in)

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