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Not weakening or losing intensity.‘the wind was unabating’‘unabating enthusiasm’
- ‘Government support for the cable project came largely from Field's unabating conviction that the cable should be an international project.’
- ‘The breakthrough was hailed as a turning point in television and an indication of an unabating shift toward Internet-delivered entertainment.’
- ‘I've no desire to harbour unabating paranoia about my neighbours.’
- ‘The only variety on this journey through unabating forest and palm plantations was a policeman arresting a fellow passenger.’
- ‘Her sister's selfishness and inertia were unabating.’
- ‘When she was again at home with him he treated her no less cruelly than heretofore; yet still she continued to love him with unabating affection.’
- ‘The maddening howl of the wind blowing around the little house makes the presence of sound constant and unabating.’
- ‘The apparently unabating national and household poverty is widely debated.’
- ‘A beautiful and lyrical middle interlude provides a brief respite amid music of unabating virtuosity.’
- ‘But his misfortune was unabating: she was bitten by a snake and died.’
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