The weekly word. The section of the blog where I choose a word, define it, and give examples.
Say: in-i-luhk-tuh-buh l
Definition: unable to be resisted or avoided; inescapable.
First known use: early 17th century
Origin: from Latin ineluctabilis, from in- ‘not’ + eluctari ‘struggle out’.
Synonyms include: inescapable, inevitable, unavoidable.
Antonyms include: avoidable, evadable, uncertain.
The river pulses
Cracks in tiring stone.
– Ulysses, James Joyce
– My Lord Duke, E. W. Hornung
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