Relinquish and Relentless
Difficult Words : Relinquish and Relentless
Relentless (ri LENT lis) adj: continuous, unstoppable
To relent is to stop or give up. Relentless or unrelenting means not stopping.
The insatiable rabbit was relentless. It ate and ate until nothing was left in the botanical garden.
The torrential rains were relentless, eventually creating a deluge.
Relinquish (ri LING kwish) v: to release or let go of, to surrender, to stop doing
The hungry dog refused to relinquish the enormous beef bone that he had stolen from the butcher's shop.
The retiring President relinquished control of the company only with the greatest reluctance.
Sandra was fifty-five years old before she finally relinquished her view of herself as a glamorous teenaged beauty.
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