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letup

[let-uhp] /ˈlɛtˌʌp/
noun, Informal.
1.
cessation; pause; relief.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase let up
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  • There will also be no letup in the demands of society that businesses behave responsibly.
  • Meanwhile, there can be no letup by the rest of the world's negotiators, no matter how tired and beat up they may be.
  • It felt and sounded as if a thousand had come at them at once, from close range and continuing without letup.
  • Throughout the hot morning the fight continued without letup.
  • The lack of any significant letup in rains allowed almost no days for drying.
  • H the shape of a temporary letup sent two statesmen across the plate, tho only runs of the day for tho locals.
  • Being depressed, without letup, can change the way you think and feel.

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