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  • adj. Impossible to efface; permanent.


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un- +‎ effaceable


  • These hollows are uneffaceable; these formations are indestructible.

    Les Miserables

  • Depend upon it, those fifteen days with Peter left uneffaceable marks upon the mind and soul of Paul.

    The Epistles of St. Peter

  • The secondary personages in Richardson's “Clarissa” grow somewhat faint in our memories; but the figures of his heroine and of Lovelace remain not only uneffaceable but undimmed by time.

    Robert Browning

  • The emotion remains uneffaceable after more than threescore years, one of the most vivid of my life.

    The Autobiography of a Journalist

  • Here we journeyed along monotonous levels that rose and fell unnoted because of lack of landmarks to measure by, only the broad, beaten Santa Fé Trail stretched on unbending, unchanging, uneffaceable.

    Vanguards of the Plains

  • How could the events of a few hours wear such deep and uneffaceable channels in human lives?


  • The original oppositions, after the lapse of a hundred and twenty years, reappear at the Revolution only more intensified and defined than ever; and to this day they remain uneffaced, and probably uneffaceable.

    Luther and Other Leaders of the Reformation

  • He put into his one little glass everything he raised to his lips, and it was as if he had always carried in his pocket, like a tool of his trade, this receptacle, a little glass cut with a fineness of which the art had long since been lost, and kept in an old morocco case stamped in uneffaceable gilt with the arms of a deposed dynasty.

    The Golden Bowl — Complete

  • But the differences remained uneffaced, if not uneffaceable, between the Coreys and Tom Corey's wife.

    The Rise of Silas Lapham

  • Never but once -- that uneffaceable _once_ -- had Agatha seen her husband look as he looked now.

    Agatha's Husband A Novel


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