One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In an unceasingly intense or harsh way.‘Joseph worked relentlessly’‘he was being bullied relentlessly at school’as submodifier ‘the songs are relentlessly upbeat’
- ‘Kenneth Clark famously called Leonardo 'the most relentlessly curious man in history'.’
- ‘He deals the cards, and deals and deals and deals in a scene that goes on relentlessly.’
- ‘It is a relentlessly violent movie.’
- ‘His is a relentlessly energetic, deliciously sentimental, powerfully intelligent art.’
- ‘The site is also, in effect, a traffic island, with vehicles swirling relentlessly around (and under) it.’
- ‘Characterization simply gets in the way of the filmmaker's relentlessly nihilistic examination of bad things happening to seemingly innocent people.’
- ‘The piece both evokes the hijackers' view from the cockpit and re-creates the tragic moment as it has been relentlessly aired on TV.’
- ‘The film overcomes the senses, relentlessly engaging the spectator's gaze.’
- ‘To remove the tick, pull gently and relentlessly straight away from your skin.’
- ‘As the art of photography marches relentlessly down the digital path, a surprisingly opposite trend has also emerged.’
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