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Word: irrepressible

Definition: unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back


Sentences Containing 'irrepressible'

But, her courage was of that emotional nature that it brought the irrepressible tears into her eyes.
There is nowhere recorded a simple and irrepressible satisfaction with the gift of life, any memorable praise of God.
As they were entering it, the wicked one, who is the author of all mischief, and the boys who are wickeder than the wicked one, contrived that a couple of these audacious irrepressible urchins should force their way through the crowd, and lifting up, one of them Dapple's tail and the other Rocinante's, insert a bunch of furze under each.

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