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  • adv. In an inimitable manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an inimitable manner; to a degree beyond imitation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an unreproducible manner


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  • As always, there is no end to the delight in accompanying Isabel as she makes her way toward the heart of every problem: philosophizing, sleuthing, and downright snooping, in her inimitableand inimitably charmingfashion.

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  • Herzog's parade of oddball commentators and his own inimitably dry delivery of such coincidences as the close proximity to this cave of albino crocodiles make this, too, a beguiling experience of wonderment.

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  • Described in the inimitably British Farrow & Ball color pamphlet as first becoming available in England in the 18th century, it went on: "This pigment was produced by reducing the bright yellow urine of cows fed on a special diet of mango leaves."

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  • The pieces here glow with his inimitably bittersweet harmonies and build melodic fragments that sound like snatches of wistful songs into richly layered, choirlike effects.

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  • The actor Max von Sydow's inimitably resonant voice and angular visage have made him memorable to moviegoers for more than half a century, first in Sweden and then internationally.

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  • I remember that I approached the beloved object with fear and trembling; my heart beat, my ideas grew con fused, my voice failed me, I mangled all I said; I cried yes for no; I made a thousand blunders; I was inimitably inept; I was absurd from top to toe, and the more I saw it the more absurd I became.

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  • The upshot, as then mayor Ed Koch put it inimitably in 1983 while dismissing a massive Chinatown protest against a proposed jail: "You don't vote, you don't count."

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  • He told it inimitably, but it was the story of a failure.

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  • Mr. Brown still sometimes performs alongside the four men and four women of Evidence, and continues to light up his dances inimitably.

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