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Word: imperturbable

Definition: unshakably calm; placid


Sentences Containing 'imperturbable'

At the same time Mercedes reappeared, paler than before, but with that imperturbable expression of countenance which she sometimes wore.
``Probably,''said Monte Cristo with his imperturbable tranquillity.
``Alas, madame,''said the procureur with his imperturbable calmness of manner,``I consider those alone misfortunes which are irreparable.''
The count's anxiety was manifested by a bright color which seldom appeared on the face of that imperturbable man.
All the rest of that day, and from morning to night afterwards, she sat at that desk, scratching composedly with a hard pen, speaking in the same imperturbable whisper to everybody; never relaxing a muscle of her face, or softening a tone of her voice, or appearing with an atom of her dress astray.
I believe there never was anybody with such an imperturbable countenance when she chose.
And so saying, he moved along the windlass, here and there using his leg very freely, while imperturbable Bildad kept leading off with his psalmody.
"My captain, you must have ere this perceived, respected sir"--said the imperturbable godly-looking Bunger, slightly bowing to Ahab--"is apt to be facetious at times; he spins us many clever things of that sort.

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