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imperturbable
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  • His imperturbable face has been as inexpressive as his rusty clothes.
  • Mr. Tulkinghorn is as imperturbable as the hearthstone to which he has quietly walked.
  • But it’s chafing and galling—it’s— it’s worse than your smattering chattering magpie of a grandmother," to the imperturbable Judy, who only looks at the fire, "to know he has got what’s wanted and won’t give it up.
  • "Now, let us see," says Mr. Tulkinghorn, tapping his chin with the key and looking imperturbably at her, "how this matter stands."
  • Imperturbable and unchangeable as he is, there is still an indefinable freedom in his manner which is new and which does not escape this woman’s observation.
  • Thus, a terrible impression steals upon and overshadows her that from this pursuer, living or dead—obdurate and imperturbable before her in his well-remembered shape, or not more obdurate and imperturbable in his coffin-bed—there is no escape but in death.
  • Thus, a terrible impression steals upon and overshadows her that from this pursuer, living or dead—obdurate and imperturbable before her in his well-remembered shape, or not more obdurate and imperturbable in his coffin-bed—there is no escape but in death.

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  • Silas was imperturbable.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • Out of loudspeakers all around Zollverein, the staccato voice of the Reich grows like some imperturbable tree; its subjects lean toward its branches as if toward the lips of God.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See

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