Sentences Containing 'incorrigible'
As to me will you never understand that I am incorrigible?''
``You have no business to be incorrigible,''was his friend's answer, delivered in no very soothing tone.
``And one which will go far to efface the recollection of his father's conduct,''added the incorrigible marquise.
As to Mary Jane, she is incorrigible, and my wife has given her notice, but there, again, I fail to see how you work it out."
His repudiation of this offer was almost shrill enough, in the excess of its surprise and humility, to have penetrated to the ears of Mrs. Crupp, then sleeping, I suppose, in a distant chamber, situated at about the level of low-water mark, soothed in her slumbers by the ticking of an incorrigible clock, to which she always referred me when we had any little difference on the score of punctuality, and which was never less than three-quarters of an hour too slow, and had always been put right in the morning by the best authorities.
Now, Bildad, I am sorry to say, had the reputation of being an incorrigible old hunks, and in his sea-going days, a bitter, hard task-master.
Even when Tom's at his most incorrigible, she can usually find something nice to say on his behalf.
Betty also promises to tame a split and incorrigible Congress made up of donkey Democrats and elephant Republicans, and offers a simple solution for prison reform: she will transform each hardened criminal into a limp-wristed sissy.
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More Vocab Wordselusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
perversion - corruption; turning from right to wrong
alcove - nook; recess
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
benison - blessing
gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive