Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an unfailing manner; surely.

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  • adverb In an unfailing manner.

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  • adverb without fail

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Examples

  • So I keep calling the unfailingly competent and cheerful study coordinator -- who must be getting really sick of hearing from me -- to try to get things straightened out.

    Embracing the Waist

  • Prosecutors will also have to explain how a man described as unfailingly polite became ensnared by terrorists.

    A TANGLED WEB

  • In it Sheckley's stories are described as unfailingly elegant and literate; their mordant humour and sudden plot reversals separate them from the mass of magazine sf stories of the time, for the wit and surprises usually function to make serious points about the calamitous aspects of life in the later 2oth century.

    The Problem of Humor

  • In it Sheckley's stories are described as unfailingly elegant and literate; their mordant humour and sudden plot reversals separate them from the mass of magazine sf stories of the time, for the wit and surprises usually function to make serious points about the calamitous aspects of life in the later 2oth century.

    Frederic Brown: the Arena of SF

  • In it Sheckley's stories are described as unfailingly elegant and literate; their mordant humour and sudden plot reversals separate them from the mass of magazine sf stories of the time, for the wit and surprises usually function to make serious points about the calamitous aspects of life in the later 2oth century.

    What about Bob?

  • In it Sheckley's stories are described as unfailingly elegant and literate; their mordant humour and sudden plot reversals separate them from the mass of magazine sf stories of the time, for the wit and surprises usually function to make serious points about the calamitous aspects of life in the later 2oth century.

    Ulysses Gets Panned

  • In it Sheckley's stories are described as unfailingly elegant and literate; their mordant humour and sudden plot reversals separate them from the mass of magazine sf stories of the time, for the wit and surprises usually function to make serious points about the calamitous aspects of life in the later 2oth century.

    Dear readers...

  • In it Sheckley's stories are described as unfailingly elegant and literate; their mordant humour and sudden plot reversals separate them from the mass of magazine sf stories of the time, for the wit and surprises usually function to make serious points about the calamitous aspects of life in the later 2oth century.

    Archive 2004-02-01

  • Caple explained that he wasn't going to blow it during any game, just bring it up to the press box and use it as a prop. The guards, whom Caple described as unfailingly polite, recognized the situation's mounting seriousness and contacted their superiors.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Some instinct leads them to divine unfailingly which is gold and which dross.

    The Lamp of Fate

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