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Vocabulary fun! [Nov. 23rd, 2012|11:07 pm]
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Explain the difference between 'relentlessly' and 'unrelenting.'  Use both in one sentence.

[User Picture]From: fieryphoenix
2012-11-24 07:09 am (UTC)


Adverb and adjective, respectively.

My smartassery is relentlessly unrelenting.

Edited at 2012-11-24 07:12 am (UTC)
From: saloonperfume
2012-11-24 07:09 am (UTC)


That big jerk meanie face was unrelenting in his disparagement of my cooking skills.

She such a chatterbox; she talks relentlessly until you want to throw yourself in front of a motorboat.

Edited at 2012-11-24 07:10 am (UTC)
[User Picture]From: annamarie326
2012-11-24 04:36 pm (UTC)


lol I think these were the best sentence examples
[User Picture]From: chaostrophy
2012-11-24 07:14 am (UTC)


You forgot the ?
[User Picture]From: fieryphoenix
2012-11-24 07:17 am (UTC)


There's a trivial difference between the post's contents and a question—which isn't dependent on punctuation, anyway, thanks to language's fluidity.

I'm glad you brought it anyway, though! Honestly, I'm not sure what we'd do if you left.
[User Picture]From: vodkabeforenoon
2012-11-24 07:19 am (UTC)


What did you eat for lunch?
[User Picture]From: running_jumping
2012-11-24 07:22 am (UTC)


There is no "Imperative Club," sadly.
[User Picture]From: kengwen
2012-11-24 10:09 am (UTC)


Relentlessly has ... I forget the word now, it's not quite like implication ... anyway, relentlessly:repeatedly (S/he relentlessly pursued the bartender, asking for a date every day for months.); unrelenting:continuous/constant (Our 8 hour trip was accompanied by my dog's unrelenting howls.)
[User Picture]From: annamarie326
2012-11-24 04:37 pm (UTC)


She relentlessly followed her dreams.

Her drive to follow her dreams was unrelenting.

Maybe? I fail