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insuperable
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
impossible to overcome
  • Neglect it — go on as heretofore, craving, whining, and idling — and suffer the results of your idiocy, however bad and insuperable they may be.
    Chapter 21 (79% in)
  • Not a hint, however, did she drop about sending me to school: still I felt an instinctive certainty that she would not long endure me under the same roof with her; for her glance, now more than ever, when turned on me, expressed an insuperable and rooted aversion.
    Chapter 4 (3% in)
  • Am I severed from you by insuperable obstacles?
    Chapter 25 (84% in)
  • I am in a condition to prove my allegation: an insuperable impediment to this marriage exists.
    Chapter 26 (25% in)
  • I have called it insuperable, and I speak advisedly.
    Chapter 26 (28% in)

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