[ UK /ɹɪlˈɛntləs/ ]
[ US /ɹɪˈɫɛntɫɪs/ ]
  1. never-ceasing
    the relentless beat of the drums
  2. not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    grim necessity
    grim determination
    relentless persecution
    Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    the stern demands of parenthood
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How To Use relentless In A Sentence

  • The pain in his side was crushing, as if there was a steel hand in there relentlessly closing on an organ. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS
  • This stuff doesn't merely placate the listener with predictable, danceable nursery rhymes but lashes out and lacerates the eardrum relentlessly.
  • Transport aircraft carrying supplies kept the German columns moving swiftly, and finally relentless bombing helped to force Warsaw into submission.
  • Although our inner lives have been relentlessly diminished by ecosocial isolation, the antidote lies in recovering awareness of our context.
  • But there's something desperate about the relentless jokiness. Times, Sunday Times
  • Healthy hares can easily outrun foxes, but can rarely escape relentless packs of hounds chasing them for up to 90 minutes.
  • Gentlemen, we will chase perfection, and we will chase it relentlessly, knowing all the while we can never attain it. But along the way, we shall catch excellence. Vince Lombardi 
  • After the court case Lee was hounded relentlessly by the press.
  • That could see Tommy Bridewell aboard the Quay Garage Honda posing questions of the title chasing pack as he ran only marginally down in seventh place ahead of Alastair Seeley on the second Relentless Suzuki and Chris Walker riding his privately entered Suzuki Roadracingworld.com
  • The song is a fiery mix of twanging guitar with relentless drumming.
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