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- n. The quality or state of being inexorable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being inexorable, or unyielding to entreaty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character or quality of being inexorable or unyielding to entreaty.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. mercilessness characterized by an unwillingness to relent or let up
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And one thing I have learned is that there is a certain inexorability to them.
What London 2012 wants is a great whirring delivery machine, driven by the inexorability of the project's deadline, where as many details as possible are determined in advance by specifications and regulations.
Hadrian's letter to young Marcus is being written at the end of his life, and so with a sure grasp of the inexorability of "Time, the Devourer."
And indeed, there are no sub-plots, not much in the way of distraction, as the story unfolds with a certain inexorability.
What made the drama so compelling was its inexorability and its absence of hope, and a feelgood get-out clause would be lame and unrealistic.
The God of the Gaps sneer is invoked to imply the inexorability of materialism as a complete explanation in natural science.
Almost 2,000 years further on, however, and still the biographies come, with all the remorseless inexorability of a Macedonian phalanx advancing through the dust of Mesopotamia.
I feel the golden chain of a reinforcing inexorability.
Having given these deadlines the stamp of policy, they develop a sort of inexorability of their own, as if some omniscient force had taken charge, as if some higher power had taken over to save us from our follies.
It braids and twines and tumbles into the wash and the wash swells with a muscular torrent that gathers speed with the unhurried inexorability of a freight train that blows no warning whistle when it crosses—and takes out—the road.
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