[ verb ] give in, as to influence or pressure


yield soften

Used in print

(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)

When in one letter Jessica informed me that her father did not like the idea of her going_out alone on New_Year's_Eve , I knew for a moment an immense relief ; but the letter went_on : she had cried , she had implored , she had been miserable at his refusal , and finally he had relented - and now how happy she was , how expectant !

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