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irreversible

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Definition incapable of being reversed
  • And this is irreversible.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • Irreversible, terminal things.
    Peter Shaffer  --  Equus
  • Ten million people were now transparent worldwide, the movement irreversible.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • I wake up feeling different, like something inside me is changing, something chemical and irreversible.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • "I can't believe that the process is irreversible.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • Irreversible logic, a killer's survival logic demanded that after taking out the backup the Jackal had to race away as fast as humanly possible.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • She was ground down and eventually beaten so badly that she suffered irreversible brain damage.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
  • Death was irreversible, he suspected, and he began to think he was going to lose.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Have I made an irreversible mistake?
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • The procedure is irreversible.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • It was as if she had just discovered the irreversible process.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • Once I take that irreversible step of confronting him, it's pretty much game over.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • "Work out how long they can stay on this course before it's irreversible.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • Lainie came and stood next to me, sort of collapsed against my haunch in a way that meant she was irreversibly bored.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • A certain restlessness disappears," he squeaked, "in favor of irreversible serenity."
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • His voice lowered and he repeated: "A poison—so subtle, so insidious .... so irreversible.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Oh, not in a matter of hours or even days or weeks, but that the course was irreversible.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Yes: his decision was irreversible.
    Herman Melville  --  Bartleby, the Scrivener: a Story of Wall Street
  • If the damage was permanent and irreversible?
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
  • In reality, Ebola had not yet made a decisive, irreversible breakthrough into the human race, but it seemed close to doing that.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone

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