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used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

5 uses
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to continue without stopping in an extreme manner — often of something that is harsh or oppressive
  • Louie, still in the greenhouse, saw rounds ripping through the Zeros' fuselages and wings, but the planes were relentless.
    p. 96.9
  • Over decades, it had crafted a muscular, technologically sophisticated army and navy, and through a military-run school system that relentlessly and violently drilled children on the nation's imperial destiny, it had shaped its people for war.
    p. 43.5
  • One American airman, shot down and relentlessly debased by his Japanese captors, described the state of mind that his captivity created: "I was literally becoming a lesser human being."
    p. 183.1
  • In Japan's militaristic society, all citizens, from earliest childhood, were relentlessly indoctrinated with the lesson that to be captured in war was intolerably shameful.
    p. 195.2
  • Relentless physical abuse had precipitated most of the deaths.
    p. 278.3

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