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Definition of "relenting" [relenting]

  • Present participle of relent. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "relenting" in a sentence
  • "God makes a difference in his treatment of people here, on this account: suspends his judgments, and mitigates somewhat of their severity, where he sees this kind of relenting in sinners."
  • "Ah, the 'relenting'! it is rather a bad sign, I am afraid; notwithstanding the subtilty of your consolations; but I stroke down my philosophy, to make it shine, like a cat's back in the dark."
  • "Now, "-- relenting --" yo 'jiss wink yo' eye, honey, and don't excite yo'se'f about sach black trash; drap off to sleep comfor'ble."