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used in The War of the Worlds

3 uses
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continuous — often in an annoying way
  • life is an incessant struggle for existence
    1.1 — Book 1 Chapter 1 — The Coming of the Martians (32% in)
incessant = continuous
  • The peculiar V-shaped mouth with its pointed upper lip, the absence of brow ridges, the absence of a chin beneath the wedgelike lower lip, the incessant quivering of this mouth, the Gorgon groups of tentacles, the tumultuous breathing of the lungs in a strange atmosphere, the evident heaviness and painfulness of movement due to the greater gravitational energy of the earth—above all, the extraordinary intensity of the immense eyes—were at once vital, intense, inhuman, crippled and...
    1.4 — Book 1 Chapter 4 — The Cylinder Opens (61% in)
  • Steadily, incessantly, each black splash grew and spread, shooting out ramifications this way and that, now banking itself against rising ground, now pouring swiftly over a crest into a new-found valley, exactly as a gout of ink would spread itself upon blotting paper.
    1.17 — Book 1 Chapter 17 — The "Thunder Child" (9% in)

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