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Word: inexorable

Definition: relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises


Sentences Containing 'inexorable'

The stories were pretty sizable, merely pretty sizable; yet Mr. H. was continually interrupting with a cold, inexorable`Wait knock off twenty five per cent.
Thus a new, a stronger, and more inexorable barrier was interposed to cut off the realization of their hopes.
On seeing me die such a death, the most inexorable will have pity on you.
Valentine had approached, or rather, had placed her lips so near the fence, that they nearly touched those of Morrel, which were pressed against the other side of the cold and inexorable barrier.
A black or malign disposition, an effeminate disposition; an hard inexorable disposition, a wild inhuman disposition, a sheepish disposition, a childish disposition; a blockish, a false, a scurril, a fraudulent, a tyrannical: what then?
It may be difficult, but we ought to admire the savage instinctive hatred of the queen-bee, which urges her to destroy the young queens, her daughters, as soon as they are born, or to perish herself in the combat; for undoubtedly this is for the good of the community; and maternal love or maternal hatred, though the latter fortunately is most rare, is all the same to the inexorable principles of natural selection.
Presently he broke out again, as if he were love-stricken in earnest, "O Princess Dulcinea, lady of this captive heart, a grievous wrong hast thou done me to drive me forth with scorn, and with inexorable obduracy banish me from the presence of thy beauty.
Senora Dona Guiomar de Quinones wanted to throw herself out of the coach to kiss the feet and hands of the great Roque, but he would not suffer it on any account; so far from that, he begged her pardon for the wrong he had done her under pressure of the inexorable necessities of his unfortunate calling.
I seem to be in the grasp of some resistless, inexorable evil, which no foresight and no precautions can guard against."
The remembrance of this, in connexion with my former thought, however, haunted me at intervals, even until the inexorable end came at its appointed time.
Delight is to him--a far, far upward, and inward delight--who against the proud gods and commodores of this earth, ever stands forth his own inexorable self.
Stubb's inexorable back was turned upon him; and the whale was winged.

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