Thesaurus / relented


Mahadeva smiled and relented; but on the condition that they should instantly leave the country.

But Charles, though he was not to be moved by such innuendoes, relented in some degree.

Henrietta MariaHenrietta Haynes

He looked at her, relented, patted her head, and went for a shave.

She was stubborn and in the struggle they both laughed and she relented a little.

Beginners LuckEmily Hahn

He relented, however, when he was dying, and sent for his daughter.

Sword and GownGeorge A. Lawrence

I am not your judge, was the cold reply; and then, as she saw the misery of his face, she relented.

Wee WifieRosa Nouchette Carey

Varia sprang to her and kissed her, with fond coaxing arms about her, so that she relented, since her lady's will was law.

When something of the childlike glory of her face departed under the severe expression of his eyes, he relented immediately.

She in the meantime has relented of her coldness, and is pining for his love.

And at home, where she now would be had Aunt Cordelia relented, what?

Emmy Lou's Road to GraceGeorge Madden Martin


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