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relentless


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Relentless  \Re*lent"less\,  a. 
  Unmoved  by  appeals  for  sympathy  or  forgiveness;  insensible  to 
  the  distresses  of  others  destitute  of  tenderness; 
  unrelenting;  unyielding;  unpitying;  as  a  prey  to  relentless 
  despotism. 
 
  For  this  the  avenging  power  employs  his  darts,  .  .  . 
  Thus  will  persist,  relentless  in  his  ire.  --Dryden. 
  --  {Re*lent"less*ly},  adv  --  {Re*lent"less*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  relentless 
  adj  1:  not  to  be  placated  or  appeased  or  moved  by  entreaty;"grim 
  determination";  "grim  necessity";  "Russia's  final 
  hour,  it  seemed,  approached  with  inexorable 
  certainty";  "relentless  persecution";  "the  stern 
  demands  of  parenthood  [syn:  {grim},  {inexorable},  {stern}, 
  {unappeasable},  {unforgiving},  {unrelenting}] 
  2:  never-ceasing;  "the  relentless  beat  of  the  drums"  [syn:  {persistent}, 
  {unrelenting}] 




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