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used in Catch-22

5 uses
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continuous — often in an annoying way
  • He was hounded incessantly by an impression of vital duties left unfulfilled and waited in vain for his responsibilities to overtake him.
    Chapter 9 — Major Major Major Major (43% in)
  • Hungry Joe ate voraciously, gnawed incessantly at the tips of his fingers, stammered, choked, itched, sweated, salivated, and sprang from spot to spot fanatically with an intricate black camera with which he was always trying to take pictures of naked girls.
    Chapter 6 — Hungry Joe (12% in)
  • The flaming wreck dropped, first the fuselage, then the spinning wing, while a shower of tiny metal fragments began tap dancing on the roof of Yossarian's own plane and the incessant cachung! cachung! cachung! of the flak was still thumping all around him.
    Chapter 13 — Major De Coverley (73% in)
  • They were afraid of Yossarian and persecuted him incessantly with nagging generosity and with their exasperating insistence on doing small favors for him.
    Chapter 32 — Yo-Yo's Roomies (48% in)
  • 'Was there any word from her?' prodded Yossarian, who had been brooding incessantly about the girl, wondering how much she was suffering, and feeling almost lonely and deserted without her ferocious and unappeasable attacks.
    Chapter 38 — Kid Sister (94% in)

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