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1. Having or exhibiting uncompromising determination; unyielding: an unrelenting human rights worker.
2. Not diminishing in intensity, pace, or effort: an unrelenting ice storm.

un′re·lent′ing·ly adv.
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Adv.1.unrelentingly - in a relentless mannerunrelentingly - in a relentless manner; "he worked relentlessly"
References in classic literature ?
But come, my child, obey, and be not too angry unrelentingly with the dark-clouded Son of Cronos; but rather increase forthwith for men the fruit that gives them life.
Like many violent and implacable men, he allowed evils to grow under favour of his own heedlessness, till they pressed upon him with exasperating force, and then he turned round with fierce severity and became unrelentingly hard.
On Monday morning, Maldives capital Male remained tense, with the opposition and general public unrelentingly asking President Yameen to step down and allow a new leadership to take charge.
When things feel unrelentingly difficult, there are often questions which hang in the air: Is there any light at all?
Justin Welby will refer to the Borough Market attack, Manchester bombing and flats inferno in his BBC1 New Year message and say: "When things feel unrelentingly difficult, there are often questions which hang in the air.
The men, their families and their supporters, who have campaigned unrelentingly, must be overjoyed.
In a modern world where our days are increasingly cramped, digital, media-driven, virtual, unrelentingly stimulating and stressful for young and old alike, we forget about nature as a part of ourselves and we lose something essential to our humanity.
Although Sharon and Ian do their best to support her (which is very good of him, seeing as she destroyed his chip shop), Louise, Madison and Alexandra are on a mission to make her life even more unrelentingly miserable than it already is.
Have a better grasp about what drives your developer of choice, why they unrelentingly strive for excellence, and why they continue to keep the flame alive and burning in every hardworking Filipino's heart especially in this season of love and gift-giving.
Lada, modeled after the historic prince Vlad the Impaler, is the unrelentingly ruthless princess of Wallachia.
The work of Edward and Nancy Reddin Kienholz is by now so deeply ingrained in the contemporary art world's collective consciousness that it's easy to forget just how profoundly strange and unrelentingly thorny it is.
Louis van Gaal is Kanye West - unrelentingly modest.