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irrepressible
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Middlemarch
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  • But a full-fed fountain will be generous with its waters even in the rain, when they are worse than useless; and a fine fount of admonition is apt to be equally irrepressible.
  • So Fred was gratified with nearly an hour’s practice of "Ar hyd y nos," "Ye banks and braes," and other favorite airs from his "Instructor on the Flute;" a wheezy performance, into which he threw much ambition and an irrepressible hopefulness.
  • "If a man has a capacity for great thoughts, he is likely to overtake them before he is decrepit," said Will, with irrepressible quickness.
  • "God bless you, madam!" said Tantripp, with an irrepressible movement of love towards the beautiful, gentle creature for whom she felt unable to do anything more, now that she had finished tying the bonnet.
  • Bulstrode reddened with irrepressible anger.

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  • She catches my eye, an irrepressible grin spreading across her face.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Fitzy’s irrepressible voice is both sarcastic and welcoming, like he just can’t decide which way to go.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went

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