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implacable

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Definition not capable of being placated (appeased)
  • Faster. leaning forward on this seat too—the small furious grim implacable woman not much larger than a child.
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
  • Butler's answer was an implacable silence.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • 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
  • The calm face, the sharp cheekbones, the implacable mouth.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • It may seem like an immovable, implacable place.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • "And you're a Re'lar," he said implacably.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • With implacable firmness, the great hands covered the lens turret and forced him to lower the camera.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood's End
  • Straker, as a very obvious cockney, inspires him with implacable contempt, as a stupid Englishman who cannot even speak his own language properly.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • She felt an implacable hatred and clenched her teeth.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • It's always lovely to hear your voice," Roarke said implacably.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • Her voice was soft but implacable.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • They worked with expressions of wooden horror on their faces, trying to place implacable calls.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • I heard my own voice, as implacable as Meina Gladstone's.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • They expressed the most implacable hatred.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • The mummy's left wing was shattered, and it would never fly again, but its bearded face was implacable.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • I sensed the trees' implacable resistance, their mistrust of outsiders.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Hidden Oracle
  • It was the religion simply of the family laws, the religion of which her implacable little mother was the high priestess.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • It was as though I had been shown the working of the implacable destiny of which we are the victims—and the tools.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Lord Jim
  • That hunger for affection too long withheld was for the time displaced by an almost physical sense of an implacable past which still engirdled her.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d'Urbervilles
  • A failing out doesn't preclude a later rapprochement, his mind retorted with a kind of grave and implacable calm.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo

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