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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective obsolete Without yielding; unyielding.
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- adjective Not providing any
- adjective archaic
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But Plummer honesty, grim and yieldless, said, "You can't thank her, because you're not thankful."
"gibberish," "nonsense" - it has been frequently said that Wallace's fiction, its virtues notwithstanding, displayed its author's inability to restrain himself; that, however smart he was, he wasn't smart enough to write fiction that didn't distract the reader with yieldless shows of virtuosity; that the net result was work that, in its excess, was often boring and lacked heart.
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