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inscrutable
used in Lord of the Flies

3 uses
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Definition
impossible to understand — often when finding a person's facial expression or comments mysterious
  • Jack lifted his head and stared at the inscrutable masses of creeper that lay across the trail.
    p. 49.5
  • The littluns watched him inscrutably over double handfuls of ripe fruit.
    p. 56.5
  • Jack watched him inscrutably through his paint.
    p. 177.8

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