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inevitable
used in Persuasion

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Definition
certain to happen (even if one tried to prevent it)
  • the inevitable sufferings of her situation
    Chapter 21 (89% in)
inevitable = certain to happen (under the circumstances)
  • She and Mary were actually setting forward for the Great House, where, as she afterwards learnt, they must inevitably have found him, when they were stopped by the eldest boy's being at that moment brought home in consequence of a bad fall.
    Chapter 7 (5% in)
  • And in short, she said more than her husband could long withstand, and as none of the others could oppose when he gave way, there was no help for it; the change of Mary for Anne was inevitable.
    Chapter 12 (85% in)
  • A few minutes, though as few as possible, were inevitably consumed; and when her own mistress again, when able to turn and look as she had done before, she found herself accosted by Captain Wentworth, in a reserved yet hurried sort of farewell.
    Chapter 20 (95% in)
  • She generally thought he would come, because she generally thought he ought; but it was a case which she could not so shape into any positive act of duty or discretion, as inevitably to defy the suggestions of very opposite feelings.
    Chapter 22 (95% in)

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