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Word: inestimable

Definition: impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth


Sentences Containing 'inestimable'

"Angler" tracked the task force until 0240 the following morning, and her contact reports proved of inestimable value to the American forces off Leyte.
Cosimo had an inestimable influence on Renaissance intellectual life.
I could not endure the sight; could not possibly fly his howlings; all comfort, sleep itself, inestimable reason would leave me on the long intolerable voyage.
I give it her, and say: 'I ask an inestimable price for it, Miss Larkins.'
It was a great augmentation of my uneasiness to be bereaved, at this eventful crisis, of the inestimable services of Miss Mills.
Just so with the head; but with this difference: about the head this envelope, though not so thick, is of a boneless toughness, inestimable by any man who has not handled it.
She is the product of an Alchemy of such virtue that he who is able to practise it, will turn her into pure gold of inestimable worth.
Shelton had the inestimable advantage of belonging to the same generation as Cervantes; "Don Quixote" had to him a vitality that only a contemporary could feel; it cost him no dramatic effort to see things as Cervantes saw them; there is no anachronism in his language; he put the Spanish of Cervantes into the English of Shakespeare.
The auction catalogue simply listed the value as "inestimable", and it was sold for 105,000 pound sterling, which as of 2007 still remains the worldwide auction record for a single bottle of wine.
Warthrop then composes a letter to John Kearns asking him to come and use his "inestimable services" to help with the infestation, dictating with "a hint of distaste."
What could I do but tell Miss Mills, with grateful looks and fervent words, how much I appreciated her good offices, and what an inestimable value I set upon her friendship!

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