Sentences Containing 'incorrigible'
As to me will you never understand that I am incorrigible?''
``You have no business to be incorrigible,''was his friend's answer, delivered in no very soothing tone.
``And one which will go far to efface the recollection of his father's conduct,''added the incorrigible marquise.
As to Mary Jane, she is incorrigible, and my wife has given her notice, but there, again, I fail to see how you work it out."
His repudiation of this offer was almost shrill enough, in the excess of its surprise and humility, to have penetrated to the ears of Mrs. Crupp, then sleeping, I suppose, in a distant chamber, situated at about the level of low-water mark, soothed in her slumbers by the ticking of an incorrigible clock, to which she always referred me when we had any little difference on the score of punctuality, and which was never less than three-quarters of an hour too slow, and had always been put right in the morning by the best authorities.
Now, Bildad, I am sorry to say, had the reputation of being an incorrigible old hunks, and in his sea-going days, a bitter, hard task-master.
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::: flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
::: kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
::: brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
::: garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
::: sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
::: degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
::: melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
::: autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
::: civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic