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Word: insurmountable

Definition: overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable


Sentences Containing 'insurmountable'

Morrel expected Villefort would be dejected; he found him as he had found him six weeks before, calm, firm, and full of that glacial politeness, that most insurmountable barrier which separates the well bred from the vulgar man.
I have yet heard of none, however, which appear insurmountable.

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