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  • adj. Not turnable.


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un- +‎ turnable


  • "By allowing you and others to carry firearms and explosives without licence the government has created a startling and unturnable position in placing you and others above the law.".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In some respects, his countenance reminded me often of Dr. Martineau's: in others it recalled the knife-like edge, unturnable, of his great predecessor, Professor Owen.

    Hilda Wade, a Woman with Tenacity of Purpose

  • I have never myself found any person sincerely desirous of obeying the Word of the Lord, who had the least wish, or occasion, to twist it; nay, even those who study it only that they may discover methods of pardonable disobedience, recognize the unturnable edge of its sword -- and in the worst extremity of their need, strive not to avert, but to evade.

    On the Old Road, Vol. 2 (of 2) A Collection of Miscellaneous Essays and Articles on Art and Literature

  • The words were out before Kira could swallow them, but she was secretly glad she’d said it: too many people, herself included, tiptoed around the blind, stubborn Kai Winn as if she were a glacier, unturnable and irresistible.



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