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used in Babbitt

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to continue without stopping in an extreme manner — often of something that is harsh or oppressive
  • He looked down the relentless stretch of tiled floor at the water-cooler, and assured himself that no tenant of the Reeves Building had a more expensive one, but he could not recapture the feeling of social superiority it had given him.
    Chapter 3 (77% in)
  • As it came relentlessly back to him he snarled, "I hate myself!
    Chapter 29 (62% in)
  • Babbitt was conscious of how feeble he sounded, conscious of Gunch's mature and relentless eye.
    Chapter 29 (92% in)
  • It was refined and optimistic; it was overpoweringly calm; it flowed on relentlessly, without one comma, till Babbitt was hypnotized.
    Chapter 30 (73% in)

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