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inexplicable
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
incapable of being explained or accounted for
  • But something inexplicable, beyond all practical considerations, was pushing him on.
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 (28% in)
  • He had always come back to her, suddenly, inexplicably, as he did tonight.
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (32% in)
  • Only the inexplicable frightened Keating, particularly when the inexplicable lay, not in tangible facts, but in that causeless feeling of dread within him.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (38% in)
  • Only the inexplicable frightened Keating, particularly when the inexplicable lay, not in tangible facts, but in that causeless feeling of dread within him.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (39% in)
  • He could not tolerate the inexplicable.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (44% in)
  • And while his sole hope of grace rested in Toohey, something inexplicable twisted within him, he leaned forward, knowing that this would hurt, wishing it to hurt Toohey, and his lips curled incredibly into a smile, baring his teeth and gums: "You failed there, didn't you, Ellsworth?
    4.7 — Part 4 Chapter 7 (70% in)
  • The inexplicable is always terrifying.
    4.7 — Part 4 Chapter 7 (95% in)
  • "The position taken by the Wynand press," wrote a quiet, conservative newspaper, "is inexplicable and disgraceful."
    4.13 — Part 4 Chapter 13 (75% in)

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