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relentless
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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Definition
to continue without stopping in an extreme manner — often of something that is harsh or oppressive
  • Tom kept his ears open when idlers sauntered out of the court-room, but invariably heard distressing news—the toils were closing more and more relentlessly around poor Potter.
    Chapter 23 (49% in)
  • There is no school in all our land where the young ladies do not feel obliged to close their compositions with a sermon; and you will find that the sermon of the most frivolous and the least religious girl in the school is always the longest and the most relentlessly pious.
    Chapter 21 (48% in)

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