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incessant
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

3 uses
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Definition
continuous — often in an annoying way
  • she looked sorrowful and weary—weary of incessant strife.
    15 — Continued Persecutions (49% in)
incessant = continuous
  • Mrs. Flint had rendered her poor foster-sister childless, apparently without any compunction; and with cruel selfishness had ruined her health by years of incessant, unrequited toil, and broken rest.
    28 — Aunt Nancy (65% in)
  • What a disgrace to a city calling itself free, that inhabitants, guiltless of offence, and seeking to perform their duties conscientiously, should be condemned to live in such incessant fear, and have nowhere to turn for protection!
    40 — The Fugitive Slave Law (34% in)

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