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infallible
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
never wrong; or never failing
  • Every patient had to reckon with it as the infallible indication of his chances of being cured; the number of months or years someone would have to stay here could easily be determined from it—beginning with just dropping by for six months all the way up to a "life sentence," which all too often meant very little in terms of actual time spent.
    6.1 - Changes (5% in)
  • He provided anecdotes about his sergeant, a surly, fanatical soldier, who was caught in the awkward position of dealing with a younger, fallible subordinate, who nevertheless already visited the officer's casino and was destined to be his superior one day.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (1% in)

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