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inexorable
used in The Age of Innocence

7 uses
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Definition
unstoppable
  • How was he to tell her that, if she really cherished such a plan, the laws of the State were inexorably opposed to it?
    Chapter 12 (87% in)
  • Such verbal generosities were in fact only a humbugging disguise of the inexorable conventions that tied things together and bound people down to the old pattern.
    Chapter 6 (12% in)
  • Of course, Madame Olenska may still soften old Catherine, who's been the most inexorably opposed to her staying; and old Catherine could make her any allowance she chooses.
    Chapter 26 (75% in)
  • New York was inexorable in its condemnation of business irregularities.
    Chapter 27 (3% in)
  • Mr. van der Luyden supplied short ones on Opera nights; but they were so good that they made his guests deplore his inexorable punctuality.
    Chapter 32 (33% in)
  • He looked about the table, and guessed at the inexorableness of his captors from the tone in which, over the asparagus from Florida, they were dealing with Beaufort and his wife.
    Chapter 33 (54% in)
  • All these amiable and inexorable persons were resolutely engaged in pretending to each other that they had never heard of, suspected, or even conceived possible, the least hint to the contrary; and from this tissue of elaborate mutual dissimulation Archer once more disengaged the fact that New York believed him to be Madame Olenska's lover.
    Chapter 33 (77% in)

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