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incessant
used in Snow Falling on Cedars

3 uses
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Definition
continuous — often in an annoying way
  • He knew she read incessantly—Shakespeare, Henry James, Dickens, Thomas Hardy—but he did not think this could fill her days.
    Chapter 24 (14% in)
incessantly = continuously
  • They trained incessantly and practiced landing maneuvers at Hawke Bay, where the tides were bad.
    Chapter 16 (9% in)
  • Carl Heine listened to the fog and to the sea, to the other boats moving off the bank with their whistles sounding incessantly and to the water softly lapping against his boat as he drifted with the tide, moving east.
    Chapter 32 (66% in)

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