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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inexorable  \In*ex"o*ra*ble\,  a.  [L.  inexorabilis:  cf  F. 
  inexorable.  See  {In-}  not  and  {Exorable},  {Adore}.] 
  Not  to  be  persuaded  or  moved  by  entreaty  or  prayer;  firm; 
  determined;  unyielding;  unchangeable;  inflexible;  relentless; 
  as  an  inexorable  prince  or  tyrant;  an  inexorable  judge. 
  ``Inexorable  equality  of  laws.''  --Gibbon.  ``Death's 
  inexorable  doom.''  --Dryden. 
 
  You  are  more  inhuman,  more  inexorable,  O,  ten  times 
  more  than  tigers  of  Hyrcania.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inexorable 
  adj  1:  not  to  be  placated  or  appeased  or  moved  by  entreaty;"grim 
  determination";  "grim  necessity";  "Russia's  final 
  hour,  it  seemed,  approached  with  inexorable 
  certainty";  "relentless  persecution";  "the  stern 
  demands  of  parenthood  [syn:  {grim},  {relentless},  {stern}, 
  {unappeasable},  {unforgiving},  {unrelenting}] 
  2:  not  capable  of  being  swayed  or  diverted  from  a  course; 
  unsusceptible  to  persuasion;  "he  is  adamant  in  his  refusal 
  to  change  his  mind";  "Cynthia  was  inexorable;  she  would 
  have  none  of  him"-  W.Churchill;  "an  intransigent 
  conservative  opposed  to  every  liberal  tendancy"  [syn:  {adamant}, 
  {adamantine},  {intransigent}] 




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