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Not years of silence and implacable hatred.
Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  not capable of being placated (appeased)
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  • Not years of silence and implacable hatred.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • "And you’re a Re’lar," he said implacably.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • I sensed the trees’ implacable resistance, their mistrust of outsiders.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • At least they kept her hands occupied and gave her an excuse for not meeting that implacable gaze.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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  • The mummy’s left wing was shattered, and it would never fly again, but its bearded face was implacable.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • Everything occurred in cycles, fanged and implacable cycles.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • He was not only unamused, his eyes flashed warfare; he glowered at me with implacable mistrust, and for an instant I could have sworn I saw in those shining pupils the freak, the redneck, the alien he knew me to be.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Malicious, grudging, vindictive, implacable.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • There was something very durable about the small clansman that reminded me of the weathered, patterned stones, ancient even now, that stood their implacable guard over crossroads and burial grounds.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • —Mr. Reeve ("Call me Lucius") a well-dressed figure of uncertain age and occupation, was implacable.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch

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  • Glass’s generally implacable face twitched, and he almost smiled at her.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Our enemy was brutal, implacable, with no discernible concern about time or life.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • The calm face, the sharp cheekbones, the implacable mouth.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Clary heard the implacability in her mother’s tone and realized she was serious.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • It is no wonder that he and his family have some of the more implacable spirits upon their track.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • He renewed against Danglars, Fernand, and Villefort the oath of implacable vengeance he had made in his dungeon.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Colonel Cathcart had nursed an implacable grudge against Major Major for a long time.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Not a word more would he say, but sat in his implacable sullenness as indifferent to me as though I had not been in the room at all.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • Alec’s voice as he interrupted his mother was firm, implacable, and not unkind.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • Her voice was soft but implacable.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • He fixes his eyes upon me, his face implacable.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • The implacable faces of his employer and of the Madam stared upon his discomfiture.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • Oh, implacable march of human societies!
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • My father, stern, implacable, kept on coming nearer; still no one would move to help her.
    John Wyndham  --  The Chrysalids
  • She felt an implacable hatred and clenched her teeth.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Taggart turned, startled by the unprecedented phenomenon of an implacable anger in Eddie’s voice.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • She felt that a powerful and implacable hand seized her by the hair, and dragged her away as irrevocably as fatality drags humanity.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • Butler’s answer was an implacable silence.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • He thought of Grady, locked in by the soft, implacable snow, going quietly berserk and committing his atrocity.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • Only Mammy’s implacable face forced her to it.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • Like our rivers, our land: opaque, slow, violent; shaping and creating the Me of man in its implacable and brooding image.
    William Faulkner  --  As I Lay Dying
  • The dog wasn’t big but it made up for its lack of size by its ugliness, the intensity of its eyes and the way it stood there, implacable, blocking their path.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • So saying the honest but implacable scout made the circuit of the dead, into whose senseless bosoms he thrust his long knife, with as much coolness as though they had been so many brute carcasses.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • Like a killer forest fire, like cancer under a microscope, any battle or bombing raid or artillery barrage has the aesthetic purity of absolute moral indifference-a powerful, implacable beauty-and a true war story will tell the truth about this, though the truth is ugly.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • I wait for the day to unroll, for the earth to turn, according to the round face of the implacable clock.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • But anguish lies ahead; the god who thunders on the land prepares it, not to be shaken from your track, implacable, in rancor for the son whose eye you blinded.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • No, a deeper voice responded implacably.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • "If Meade is there," Longstreet said implacably, "it is because he wants you to attack him."
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • He is many things dangerous and devious, cunning and deadly, a good friend and an implacable enemy but he comes from an age when a man’s word was indeed precious.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • He deferred his departure a whole week, and during that time he made me feel what severe punishment a good yet stern, a conscientious yet implacable man can inflict on one who has offended him.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • The Varden have destroyed your Urgal army with the help of a rival Dragon Rider, who you know was educated-at least in part-by one of your most dangerous and implacable foes, Brom.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • This problem of a loophole obsesses me; I am always wondering if there have been cases of condemned prisoners’ escaping from the implacable machinery of justice at the last moment, breaking through the police cordon, vanishing in the nick of time before the guillotine falls.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • It may seem like an immovable, implacable place.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • Good-humoured looking on the whole, but implacable-looking, too; evidently a man of a strong resolution and a set purpose; a man not desirable to be met, rushing down a narrow pass with a gulf on either side, for nothing would turn the man.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • It was the stillness of an implacable force brooding over an inscrutable intention.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
  • (The implacable part of him recorded this as an interesting emotional datum and fed it into computation.) "Paul!"
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • I viewed him as outside humanity, beyond all feelings of compassion, the implacable foe of his fellow man, toward whom he must have sworn an undying hate!
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • The old Squire was an implacable man: he made resolutions in violent anger, and he was not to be moved from them after his anger had subsided—as fiery volcanic matters cool and harden into rock.
    George Eliot  --  Silas Marner
  • White Fang was bitter and implacable.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • They expressed the most implacable hatred.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
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