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relentless

adjective
     
re‧lent‧less
1 strict, cruel, or determined, without ever stopping:
her relentless determination to succeed
a regime that was relentless in its persecution of dissidents
2 something bad that is relentless continues without ever stopping or getting less severe [= endless]:
the relentless crying of a small baby
a family facing relentless financial problems
relentlessly adverb:
He questioned her relentlessly.

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