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inextricable
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition impossible to extract, disentangle, or avoid; or hopelessly intricate
  • This feeble and most sensitive of spirits could do neither, yet continually did one thing or another, which intertwined, in the same inextricable knot, the agony of heaven-defying guilt and vain repentance.
    Chapter 12 -- The Minister's Vigil (11% in)

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