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untiring

/ʌnˈtaɪrɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(of a person or their actions) continuing or persisting without declining in strength or vigour
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  • So they went to work, each in his own way, agreeing mostly in untiring industry.

    Good Indian B. M. Bower
  • The only fault that could be found with her was that her devotion was too complete, her service too untiring.

    The Island Mystery George A. Birmingham
  • Her interest once excited, Sybella Kellett's zeal was untiring.

    Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2) Charles James Lever
  • One becomes an Arahat by a life of strenuous and untiring discipline.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies
  • Strenuous, untiring efforts for years have been made to unravel this Lanier web.

    Oswald Langdon Carson Jay Lee
  • He was second to none in religious zeal, and untiring in effort.

    Gathering Jewels

    James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles
  • Their faith could best be gaged by obedience and untiring service.

    Jesus the Christ James Edward Talmage
  • He pursued it with untiring and intelligent devotion for thirty years.

    Captains of Industry James Parton
  • The enemy knew not what was coming, but their watch was untiring.

    Story of the War in South Africa Captain A. T. Mahan, U.S.N.
  • We had fruit, we had flowers, all the result of Peggy's untiring, providing hand.

    Ernest Linwood Caroline Lee Hentz

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