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  • The brakemen, in mufflers and fur caps, running along the tops of ice-coated freight-cars; the engineers scratching frost from the cab windows and looking out, inscrutable, self-contained, pilots of the prairie sea—they were heroism, they were to Carol the daring of the quest in a world of groceries and sermons.

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  • The computer gave some inscrutable error message I can’t remember.
  • She was inscrutable.
    Maugham, W. Somerset  --  Of Human Bondage

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