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English definition of “relentless”

relentless

adjective    /rɪˈlent·ləs/
continuing in a determined way without any interruption : the relentless pursuit of wealth and power relentlessly    /rɪˈlent·lə·sli/ adverb He is campaigning relentlessly, trying to build support .
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