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inevitable
used in This Side of Paradise

10 uses
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Definition
certain to happen (even if one tried to prevent it)
  • Slowly and inevitably, yet with a sudden surge at the last, while Amory talked and dreamed, war rolled swiftly up the beach
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (67% in)
inevitably = with certainty that it would happen
  • He dressed well, was particularly neat in appearance, and derived his name from the fact that his hair was inevitably worn short, soaked in water or tonic, parted in the middle, and slicked back as the current of fashion dictated.
    1.1 — Amory, Son of Beatrice (96% in)
  • A voice from somewhere called the inevitable formula, "Stick out your head!" below an unseen window.
    1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (33% in)
  • What a wonderful song, she thought—everything was wonderful to-night, most of all this romantic scene in the den, with their hands clinging and the inevitable looming charmingly close.
    1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (62% in)
  • When Amory was by himself his thoughts zigzagged inevitably to the picture of that red mouth yawning incongruously in the white face, but with a determined effort he piled present excitement upon the memory of it and shut it coldly away from his mind.
    1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (96% in)
  • Through the smoke and the air of solemn, dense earnestness that filled the room would come the inevitable helpless cry: "I don't get it!
    1.3 — The Egotist Considers (19% in)
  • I am afraid that I gave you too much assurance of your inevitable safety, and you must remember that I did that through faith in your springs of effort; not in the silly conviction that you will arrive without struggle.
    1.3 — The Egotist Considers (50% in)
  • But strange things are prepared even in the dead of night, and the unusual, which lurks least in the cafe, home of the prosaic and inevitable, was preparing to spoil for him the waning romance of Broadway.
    1.3 — The Egotist Considers (68% in)
  • He knew she dressed very well, had always the best of everything in the house, and was inevitably waited upon by the head floor-walker at the very least.
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (60% in)
  • A LITTLE INTERLUDE Amory wandered slowly up the avenue and thought of the night as inevitably his—the pageantry and carnival of rich dusk and dim streets .... it seemed that he had closed the book of fading harmonies at last and stepped into the sensuous vibrant walks of life.
    2.1 — The Debutante (64% in)

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