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adjective [not gradable]  /pərˈpetʃ·u·əl/ us  
continuing forever, or happening all the time: They lived in perpetual fear of being discovered. She resented his perpetual complaining about her cooking.
adverb [not gradable]  /pərˈpetʃ·u·ə·li/ us  
She is perpetually late.
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