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incessant
used in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

3 uses
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Definition
continuous — often in an annoying way
  • Do not go about with your cheeks all covered with tears; it is not right that you should grieve so incessantly;
    Book 18 (41% in)
incessantly = continuously
  • ...when he got back from Troy had found Aegisthus still alive in his house, there would have been no barrow heaped up for him, not even when he was dead, but he would have been thrown outside the city to dogs and vultures, and not a woman would have mourned him, for he had done a deed of great wickedness; but we were over there, fighting hard at Troy, and Aegisthus, who was taking his ease quietly in the heart of Argos, cajoled Agamemnon's wife Clytemnestra with incessant flattery.
    Book 3 (52% in)
  • As for myself, heaven has given me a life of such unmeasurable woe, that even by day when I am attending to my duties and looking after the servants, I am still weeping and lamenting during the whole time; then, when night comes, and we all of us go to bed, I lie awake thinking, and my heart becomes a prey to the most incessant and cruel tortures.
    Book 19 (87% in)

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