Relent in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Relent

(obsolete) softhearted; yielding | (intransitive) To become less severe or intense; to become less hard, harsh, or cruel; to soften in temper; to become more mild and tender; to feel compassion. | (intransitive) To slacken; to abate.

Short Example Sentences for Relent

  • 1. He is sure to relent at sunset. 🔊
  • 2. You'll ne'er relent nor listen to my plea. 🔊
  • 3. But I daresay she will relent in time. 🔊
  • 4. I do not wish the King to relent at sunset. 🔊
  • 5. Have I not to-day implored your father to relent and let us marry? 🔊
  • 6. And thou, my domineering, wilful child, Wilt not relent towards this youth? 🔊
  • 7. You will relent for all this talk I fear not, And put your wits a work agen. 🔊

How to use Relent in Sentences?

  • 1. He will at first be angry, but he will relent when he sees your loveliness. 🔊
  • 2. It is said his piteous moans make the tiger cat relent and turn out of his way. 🔊
  • 3. The boys thought he would surely relent the next day, but they did not know their man. 🔊
  • 4. I thought he would really relent and say I could have it for about seventy-five a month. 🔊
  • 5. Well, I'll wait a week, and then if you don't relent the proceedings will begin. 🔊
  • 6. Intreaty Ile urge none more then are past, And either now relent or heres my last. 🔊
  • 7. I thought my father would relent and forgive us, but I fear I was too sanguine. 🔊
  • 8. Did your brother relent and graciously permit Lady Leonard Alcar to encourage a national funeral? 🔊
  • 9. But in the midst of this delicacy of intercourse there are very few Filipino girls who do not relent to their gallants and to their presents. 🔊
  • 10. I gather that when he showed his dare-devil, heroic side she would relent to him, and talk as though she loved him. 🔊
  • 11. But I was too proud to relent so soon, and tried to keep up my rage, which all the while was cooling fast. 🔊
  • 12. Later, perhaps, they would relent and see something of their friends, and throw open again the gates of a beautiful place long closed to the world. 🔊
  • 13. O king, O hero, do thou relent towards her that weepeth ceaselessly for that calamity and do thou give her an answer. 🔊
  • 14. Every day we killed and wounded some of them, and many were found starved to death, so that our hearts began to relent at the sight of such miserable objects. 🔊
  • 15. I can support myself without his aid; indeed I can; and perhaps he may relent when he gets sane, for he was like a madman at my coming to Crompton. 🔊
  • 16. Meantime King Agrippa at Rome interceded with the Emperor for his people, and induced him to relent for a little. 🔊