ineluctable
[ in-i-luhk-tuh-buhl ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Early-17th century; Latin from ineluctabilis, from in- "not" + eluctari "struggle out"
Synonyms
  • inescapable inevitable unavoidable
Antonyms
  • uncertain escapable
Definition
incapable of being evaded; inescapable
Example
A) The room appeared ineluctable until she noticed a strange hinge behind the bookshelf. B) The fox tried every trick he could think of, but the hunters proved ineluctable.
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