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used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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to continue without stopping in an extreme manner — often of something that is harsh or oppressive
  • White was a compact, trimly built man who played an aggressive, relentless game of squash—daily.
    p. 322.9
  • The Wiggins insisted that the Baby Jesus not shed a tear, and in this pursuit they were relentless in gathering dozens of babies backstage; they substituted babies so freely that the Christ Child was whisked from the manger at the first unholy croak or gurgle—instantly replaced by a mute baby, or at least a stuporous one.
    p. 154.0
  • Their campaign was relentless, but minor; she tried out for parts conventionally bestowed upon men; he went after the lesser women's roles—preferably nonspeaking.
    p. 245.2
  • Their hips, their heads, and even their hearts are moved by those relentlessly mindless rock videos; yet the opening of Chapter IV does not extract from them even so much as a titter.
    p. 558.6

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