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inevitable
used in Tender is the Night

13 uses
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Definition certain to happen (even if one tried to prevent it)
  • ...tried to protect ... from life's troubles and had succeeded merely in preventing them from developing powers of adjustment to life's inevitable surprises.
    2.14 -- Book 2 Chapter 14 (94% in)
inevitable = certain to happen
  • He went back into his house and Nicole saw that one of his most characteristic moods was upon him, the excitement that swept everyone up into it and was inevitably followed by his own form of melancholy, which he never displayed but at which she guessed.
    1.6 -- Book 1 Chapter 6 (35% in)
  • Before her tiny fist the forces of lust and corruption rolled away; nay, the very march of destiny stopped; inevitable became evitable, syllogism, dialectic, all rationality fell away.
    1.16 -- Book 1 Chapter 16 (57% in)
  • When, inevitably, their spirits flagged they shifted the blame to the weariness and fatigue of others.
    1.21 -- Book 1 Chapter 21 (95% in)
  • Dick saw her with an inevitable sense of disappointment.
    1.24 -- Book 1 Chapter 24 (20% in)
  • He tried to write the matter out of his mind in a memorandum that went into detail as to the solemn régime before her; the possibilities of another "push" of the malady under the stresses which the world would inevitably supply—in all a memorandum that would have been convincing to any one save to him who had written it.
    2.8 -- Book 2 Chapter 8 (10% in)
  • Also, for the purpose of her cure, he had for many years pretended to a rigid domesticity from which he was drifting away, and this pretense became more arduous in this effortless immobility, in which he was inevitably subjected to microscopic examination.
    2.12 -- Book 2 Chapter 12 (76% in)
  • He had slowed up to avoid the inevitable end of his thought: "—the frontiers of consciousness."
    2.14 -- Book 2 Chapter 14 (82% in)
  • For three years Dick had been the ideal by which Rosemary measured other men and inevitably his stature had increased to heroic size.
    2.20 -- Book 2 Chapter 20 (57% in)
  • Inevitably they dined together.
    2.21 -- Book 2 Chapter 21 (8% in)
  • At dinner that night he decided that it must inevitably be a truncated visit: about his own country Hosain seemed to have observed only that there were many mountains and some goats and herders of goats.
    3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 (67% in)
  • But that was for the daytime—toward evening with the inevitable diminution of nervous energy, her spirits flagged, and the arrows flew a little in the twilight.
    3.7 -- Book 3 Chapter 7 (91% in)
  • She felt the nameless fear which precedes all emotions, joyous or sorrowful, inevitable as a hum of thunder precedes a storm.
    3.8 -- Book 3 Chapter 8 (54% in)

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