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relent

US [rɪˈlent]
UK [rɪ'lent]
  • v.终于答应;不再拒绝;变缓和;变温和
  • Web变宽厚;减弱;动怜悯心
Simple Present:relents  Present Participle:relenting  Past Tense:relented  
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v.
1.
[i]
终于答应;不再拒绝to finally agree to sth after refusing
‘Well, just for a little while then,’ she said, finally relenting.
“好吧,不过只能待一会儿。”她最后终于答应了。
2.
[i]
变缓和;变温和;减弱to become less determined, strong, etc.
After two days the rain relented.
两天后,雨势减弱了。
The police will not relent in their fight against crime.
警方将继续严厉打击犯罪活动。

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