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indelible

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Definition cannot be removed, washed away or erased; or unforgettable
  • an indelible marker
  • an indelible stain
  • an indelible memory
  • That picture of him, dark-browed, fire-eyed, strangely sad and strong, sank indelibly into Madeline's heart of hearts.
    Zane Grey  --  The Light of Western Stars
  • She compensated for this handicap by developing a memory on which was indelibly stamped everything she had ever heard or seen or experienced.
    Ann Petry  --  Harriet Tubman
  • Failing that, the walk would be marked indelibly, engraved with Swedish blue for all time.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • There were nothing but indelible images for me.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • Papa looked down, scars visible and indelibly written into his wrists.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • But she couldn't wash away the indelible stench of Daddy.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • But it was the meerkats that impressed themselves most indelibly on my mind.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Little by little the next few days Duane learned the points he longed to know; and how indelibly they etched themselves in his memory!
    Zane Grey  --  The Lone Star Ranger
  • The sad accessories of Fanny's end confronted him as vivid pictures which threatened to be indelible, and made life in Bathsheba's house intolerable.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • But the commentary upon it now indelibly written in his handsome face made it far more distressing than it used to be.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • The words he had spoken made an indelible impression upon me.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • On it was the name of anyone for whom a parcel was waiting, written in indelible pencil.
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn  --  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • But he didn't assume that legacies are an indelible part of who we are.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Only, each one of them in its passage traced an indelible line, altering the picture that he had formed of his mistress.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann's Way
  • Popular liberty might then have escaped the indelible reproach of decreeing to the same citizens the hemlock on one day and statues on the next.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • It had something to do with playing a certain kind of harpsichord rondo while the chickens were massaged with indelible ink.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • Their endless wanderings had marked them indelibly.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago

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