relentlessly

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv relentlessly in a relentless manner "he worked relentlessly"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In 1949, forecasting the relentless march of science, Popular Mechanics said "Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons."
    • relentlessly In a relentless manner; without pity.
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Quotations

  • John Welch
    John Welch
    “Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “A person is not given integrity. It results from the relentless pursuit of honesty at all times.”
  • William E. Gladstone
    William%20E.%20Gladstone
    “Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.”
  • Pearl S. Buck
    Pearl%20S.%20Buck
    “Nothing and no one can destroy the Chinese people. They are relentless survivors.”
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis%20Waitley
    “Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.”
  • R. Scott Richards
    R. Scott Richards
    “Truth can be a dangerous thing. It is quite patient and relentless.”

Usage

In literature:

They were as relentless as their opponents had been before.
"Constance Dunlap" by Arthur B. Reeve
Balance was thus preserved, and principle relentlessly indicated.
"The Imperialist" by (a.k.a. Mrs. Everard Cotes) Sara Jeannette Duncan
But, alas, even here and now, the same, relentless fate pursued her.
"The Gilded Age, Part 7." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) and Charles Dudley Warner
The desperate Ruggles was ready to do anything rather than come in contact with his relentless foe.
"Dyke Darrel the Railroad Detective" by Frank Pinkerton
With set, relentless faces the people watched two men go to their doom.
"West Wind Drift" by George Barr McCutcheon
The accepted rule is to stalk one's enemy relentlessly and get him first.
"King--of the Khyber Rifles" by Talbot Mundy
His campaign, deliberately prepared and relentlessly carried out, progressed evenly and without any reverse.
"The Unwilling Vestal" by Edward Lucas White
What relentless power had thus decreed?
"Smith and the Pharaohs, and Other Tales" by Henry Rider Haggard
Self-scrutiny, relentless observance of one's thoughts, is a stark and shattering experience.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
You love Isabel di Pisani; you have for rival one of the most powerful and relentless of the Neapolitan princes.
"Zicci, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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In poetry:

Oppress'd with many an anxious care,
Full oft ELTRADA sigh'd,
Complaining that relentless war
Should those she lov'd divide.
"Edwin and Eltruda, a Legendary Tale" by Helen Maria Williams
When smiling mercy courts my Soul
With all its heav'nly charms,
This stubborn, this relentless thing
Would thrust it from my arms.
"Hymn 98" by Isaac Watts
The rudder broke
Beneath one sharp, rude stroke;
That, too, the current drove relentlessly,
A dreary shred of wreckage, out to sea.
"The Ferryman" by Emile Verhaeren
And yet from unaccording Fates
We crave the secret of our tears,
With trust in the betraying years,
And clamor at relentless gates.
"The Testimony of the Suns" by George Sterling
Through miles on weary miles of night
That stretch relentless in my way
My lantern burns serene and white,
An unexhausted cup of day.
"Love's Lantern" by Alfred Joyce Kilmer
There is a mystic thread of life
So dearly wreath'd with mine alone,
That Destiny's relentless knife
At once must sever both, or none.
"Stanzas To Jessy" by Lord George Gordon Byron

In news:

Timothy Leary , who effectively introduced many Americans to the psychedelic 1960's with the relentlessly quoted phrase, "turn on, tune in, drop out," died yesterday at his house in Beverly Hills, Calif He was 75.
My favorite part of blogging in general: being held accountable relentlessly.
Most airlines are investing in information technology to streamline their businesses as part of the relentless struggle for profitability.
Everywhere you hear or see them: Americans on the phone, relentlessly tied to the phone, walking down the street, or driving a car.
Catfish haven't changed a whit since Grandpa Robbe used to dog them relentlessly in flowing waters around Bagley back in the 1930s.
The relentless tabloid speculation about whether Bieber has experienced certain adult pleasures has culminated in a GQ profile in which the author, Drew Magary, manically attempts to get the not-yet-U.
Relentless heat leaves Amarillo residents in air conditioning crisis.
Relentless Attacks Send Syrians Fleeing For Relief.
If you're anything like us, then you've grown seriously tired of all the buzz and relentless hype surrounding the launch of the iPhone 5.
The Nevada sun is relentless even in the spring.
The Observer has been suffering from a little Plaza overdrive lately thanks to a relentless stream of winter benefits held in the hotel's Grand Ballroom.
Yuanling Yuan is a relentless chess champion .
Memo: 'Relentless and cynical traffic-trawling is bad for the soul.
You can thank heavy snowfall this winter and recent relentless rains for significantly higher water levels that are delaying the opening of some sections of the State Canal system.
0Snyder said his big push for relentless positive action in the state of Michigan is a quality he looks for in a presidential candidate.
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In science:

H¨aggstr¨om, O., Peres, Y. and Schonmann, R. (1999) Percolation on transitive graphs as a coalescent process: relentless merging followed by simultaneous uniqueness.
Coupling and Bernoullicity in random-cluster and Potts models
After all, the sun is only a young star among thousands of millions of much older stars in our galaxy and the possible existence of such advanced civilizations is only a question of biological evolution doing its job, slowly but relentlessly through the millennia1 .
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
But communication and computation are changing as the relentless application of Moore’s Law brings computation and information into the quantum realm.
Quantized Poker
For insolation driven runaways (or a planet sub ject to relentless bolide impact), the ultimate escape from a runaway greenhouse would be loss of water to space by disassociation due to photolysis and then escape of hydrogen to space.
The Runaway Greenhouse: implications for future climate change, geoengineering and planetary atmospheres
Haggstrom, O., Peres, Y.; Schonmann, R. H.: Percolation on Transitive Graphs as a Coalescent Process: Relentless Merging Fol lowed by Simultaneous Uniqueness in “Perplexing Probability Problems: Papers in Honor of Harry Kesten” (M.
Percolation on infinite graphs and isoperimetric inequalities
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