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inexorable
used in The Sunlight Dialogues

4 uses
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Definition
unstoppable
  • It came into his mind that a man must have a purpose—some single, undeviating, divinely inexorable purpose.
    7 — The Dialogue on Wood and Stone (17% in)
  • ...and intransigent under its sharp, high gables and neatly louvered cupolas lifting up lightning rods like safeguards against sorcery (gleaming copper, with globes of blue glass, or bluish green, like hypnotists' globes of 1900)—but had neatly, skillfully patched up the barns his father had built; had perched on beams some forty feet up from the rocky barnyard, his stubby legs clamped around the time— and hay-polished wood, shoes interlocked, big jaw slung forward (Hodge the inexorable!
    3 — Lion Emerging from Cage (3% in)
  • Something about the land, or the York State land as it used to be—the near horizons lifting up their high-angled screens between folded valleys, the days full of clouds forever drifting, ominous and beckoning, sliding past green-gray summits and throwing their strange shapes over the tilted fields, sunny elms inexorably darkened by the march of shadow from the straight-edged slopes.
    9 — "Like a robber, I shall proceed according to my will." (53% in)
  • At his car, Clumly had stood fiddling with his keys, heart racing in his chest, a belch forming, inexorable, and he'd wanted desperately to sneak back and spy and find out what they were saying.
    15 — The Dialogue of the Dead (64% in)

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