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as inexorable as death
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  • as inexorable as death
  • They came wave after wave in an inexorable attack.
  • Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative.
    H. G. Wells
  • The time and my intents are savage-wild;
    More fierce and more inexorable far
    Than empty tigers or the roaring sea.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet

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  • The inexorable facts closed in on him like prison-warders handcuffing a convict.
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • Buck was inexorable.
    Jack London  --  The Call of the Wild
  • In the name of Tash the irresistible, the inexorable.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • her husband was inexorably resolved to cut or wrench it away.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Birthmark
  • That beat—steady, inhumanly steady; inexorable.
    John Gardner  --  Grendel
  • The great god Tash! inexorable Tash!
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Last Battle

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  • ...growing louder, more persistent, more powerful, an inexorable sound.
    Jean Rhys  --  Wide Sargasso Sea
  • And in every single family, in one way or another, some such inexorable retribution is being exacted
    Henrik Ibsen  --  A Doll’s House
  • But the boy sees, and his clammy fingers pull mine away from my head with inexorable force.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • It was, to most minds, an inexorable progression.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • By the time we at EJI got involved, he had been on death row for several years, moving inexorably toward execution.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • In the older, quieter part of town, there are what seems a disproportionately high number of auto repair garages and beauty salons and churches and bars, all half-failed and dilapidating in their own fashion, and one’s perception is that whatever uniqueness and charms Ebbington once had are being inexorably absorbed by larger, external presences both unknown and invited.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • I could see it creeping inexorably up my thigh.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • As the husky voice scraped inexorably on, she ventured to raise her head a little, and was gratified to see that Judith too was peeking.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • The poor are driven by inexorable necessity into ’the poor quarters’ of the city, where they pull each other further down from all chance and hope."
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • And this feeling of moving with the earth was somewhat like the feeling of being in the ocean, out in the ocean beyond this rising and falling of the breakers, lying on the moving water, pulsing gently with the swells, and feeling the gentle, inexorable tug of the moon.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • The davenport makes von Rumpel think of an eighteenth-century Dutch tobacco box made out of brass and copper and encrusted with tiny diamonds that he examined earlier this week, and the tobacco box sends his thoughts, as inexorably as gravity, back to the Sea of Flames.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • The tide inched outward, slowly, imperceptibly, outward toward the sea, the eternal rendezvous, inexorably flowing with the tilt of the earth.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • All night long I had the sensation of helplessness, speechlessness, an inability to move or cry out against the inexorable weight of earth as it was flung in thud-thud-thuding rhythm against my rigidly paralyzed, supine body, a living cadaver being prepared for burial in the sands of Egypt.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • My image of him now is of something huge, hard, inexorable, faceless and moving forward as if on tracks.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • I struggled slightly and he pressed me down, hammering me, a solid, inexorable pounding that reached my womb with each stroke.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • It struck Goldstein’s nose and bounced off; the voice continued inexorably.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • It had fascinated me as a child of two-the inexorable diminishment-the sense of inevitability.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • Slowly, inexorably, he’d gone from drinking because he wanted it to drinking because he needed it.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Thus a new, a stronger, and more inexorable barrier was interposed to cut off the realization of their hopes.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Eragon was inexorably dragged forward by his own fascination.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Her son, Mrs. Keating had decided, would assume his rightful place in the world, and she had clung to this as softly, as inexorably as a leech….
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Most of the time, I could forget about it, but the inexorable truth is this: They might be glad to have me around, but I was the alpha and the omega of my parents’ suffering.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • I seem to be in the grasp of some resistless, inexorable evil, which no foresight and no precautions can guard against.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • It continued inexorably toward the lip.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • You know that the English laws are inexorable on the abuse of marriage.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • But inexorably the booming continued.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • There were so many of them, and we found ourselves slipping inexorably back down the hill as the turbaned warriors closed in on us, driving us back by sheer weight of numbers, sheer volume of fire.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • It seemed as if the respite had been too short—they had not had time enough to get ready for it; but still it came, inexorably, and the hunted look began to come back into the eyes of little Stanislovas.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • The Queen’s soft voice was inexorable.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • Once removed from its recharging platform at CERN, the canister would count down inexorably.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • It soared with what seemed to me inexorable and dangerous purpose, as if there were no power in the universe that could stop it.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • Surely they’d have told me that in one case, anyhow, the wheels had stopped; that once, if only once, in that inexorable march of events, chance or luck had played a happy part.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • That inexorable, eternal, distant, and unknown the presence of which he had felt continually all his life—was now near to him and, by the strange lightness he experienced, almost comprehensible and palpable….
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • But Marilla was inexorable.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • His own silver fingers were moving inexorably toward his own throat.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • Too deep to feel the heat of it, but it moved inexorably, changing the very foundations of the world with its advance.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • So as the fog-bank flowed onward we fell back before it until we were half a mile from the house, and still that dense white sea, with the moon silvering its upper edge, swept slowly and inexorably on.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • It was like Fate itself, and as inexorable.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • Everything was streaked, blurred, and hidden behind the torrent’s inexorable streamers.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • He arose to his feet, and baring his bosom, looked steadily on the keen, glittering knife, that was already upheld by his inexorable judge.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
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