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Word: irrepressible

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


Sentences Containing 'irrepressible'

An EP, "Guantanamo" was released by Map Music in 2006; in 2010 Cherry Red released a compilation of songs from 1967 - 2009 called "The Irrepressible Tymon Dogg" and Thin Man Press produced a CD of Tymon's soundscape settings of extracts from Louis Aragon's "A Wave of Dreams" in 2012.
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.
But, her courage was of that emotional nature that it brought the irrepressible tears into her eyes.
The plot revolves around three show-biz has-beens: lounge singer Hugh Butternut, an exuberant musician with a vulnerable soul who has spent the past two and a half decades performing in a coffee bar; the titular "Triple Espresso"; Bobby Bean, an irrepressible, but not-too-sharp entertainer; and taciturn magician Buzz Maxwell; the group's straight man and the brains behind the unintentional comedy team within the show.
There is nowhere recorded a simple and irrepressible satisfaction with the gift of life, any memorable praise of God.
These themes are reminiscent of East European Yiddish refrains; and coupled with an irrepressible syncopated ska rhythm.

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