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For some hours the fight was continued with unabating obstinacy on both sides.

Since then her success has swept onward with unabating force.

What Petrarch began in the fourteenth century was carried on by a new generation with unabating industry.

And all night, lagging far behind in his unabating caution, the panther followed him.

Woman, bless her dear, ambitious heart, seeks with unabating energy the ways and means of becoming beautiful.

The new student was welcomed into Columbian College and there pursued the courses of study with unabating enthusiasm.

The inspired narrator notices, in the first place, the warmth of her hospitality, and its unabating continuance to Elisha.

At that time it continued to proceed with unabating increase; being apparently stopped neither by rivers nor mountains.

The numbers, the fury, and the unabating exertions of the Mexicans, are greater than we looked for.

They were discussed with unabating interest all day and every day, and by everyone upon all occasions.

WORD ORIGIN

"put an end to" (c.1300); "to grow less, diminish in power or influence" (early 14c.), from Old French abattre "beat down, cast down," from Vulgar Latin *abbatere, from Latin ad "to" (see ad-) + battuere "to beat" (see batter (v.)). Secondary sense of "to fell, slaughter" is in abatis and abattoir. Related: Abated; abating.

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