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Spanish translation of “relent”

relent

verb /rəˈlent/
to become less severe or unkind; to agree after refusing at first
ablandarse, ceder
At first she wouldn’t let them go to the cinema, but in the end she relented.
relentless adjective without pity; not allowing anything to keep one from what one is doing or trying to do The police fight a relentless battle against crime. relentlessly adverb
implacablemente
It rained relentlessly all night long.
relentlessness noun
implacabilidad
(Definition of relent from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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