relentless

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relent +‎ -less

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relentless (comparative more relentless, superlative most relentless)

  1. Unrelenting or unyielding in severity.
    • 1930, Norman Lindsay, Redheap, Sydney: Ure Smith, published 1965, page 111:
      She sniffed, too, comprehendingly, and fixed her son with a relentless eye.
  2. Unremitting, steady and persistent.

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