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Relent

WordmeaningRelent (re-lent): A verb which likely derives from the Middle English’s “relenten” which meaning “to melt,” from the Anglo-Norman “relenter” meaning “damp,” or from ancient Latin’s “lentus” meaning “sticky, slow.”

Meanings: to cause to soften, slacken, or abate; also to become more forgiving, lenient, or compassionate in attitude

Ex. The rain will relent to clear skies after the storm passes.