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be merciful

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to moderate or change a position or course of action as a result of pressure

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give in, as to influence or pressure

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He boasted that the vision of the club has been exemplified in various facets and the zeal to never relent and progress is still intact.
The Secretary General extended his condolences to the government and people of Afghanistan as well as to the families of the victims over this tragedy and urged the government not to relent in its nation building.
The pro-am section was wound up early to allow a reduced field of 68 pros the chance to get round, but the weather failed to relent on Monday and after play was put back one further hour, officials finally had to admit defeat.
He refused to relent and Feeney was forced to wait patiently before being allowed in five minutes later.
Lelyveld ties her attempt on her life to "a long, preachy letter" he'd sent arguing that she ought to relent and allow her mother-in-law to visit for Passover because, as he had pleaded, for Grandma "not to be invited for a year and a half, to be perpetually stalled, was to be left isolated, sad, and shamed before her cousins and the friends with whom she played canasta.
International attention had prevailed upon the government to relent its prosecution, but a subsequent Internet campaign by the followers of "the hugging mother" has the government reconsidering charging him with "hurting the religious sentiments of her devotees.
But, says Education Minister George Saitoti, "I want to tell Kenyans that we are not going to relent [let up] until every child of primary age is enrolled in the schools.
The facts that seemed central to the Tax Court's conclusion were that loan maturities were repeatedly extended, there were no repayments of principal and, by pre-arrangement, interest payments were in almost every case immediately relent by the Dutch company to the U.
But when the furious Prince insisted on going - even if it meant taking a scheduled flight - his mother was forced to relent.
Our winning a Folio: Editorial Excellence Award is a testament to the relent, intelligence, hard work and commitment to quality shared by each member of our editorial staff.
As a result, we've modified the notion of luxury care by stating that, though a secondary objective of HCA is to offer the best quality of life while patients are with us, we never relent in our resolve to return patients home.
Once queen, she grieves so bitterly when the child is born that the dwarf agrees to relent if in three days she can guess his name, which no one knows.
Following this, the KzCAC relented in the threat to ground the airlines but did not relent in its drive to ensure compliance.