[ in-i-luhk-tuh-buhl ]
Part of SpeechadjectiveOrigin + Etymology
Early-17th century; Latin; from ineluctabilis, from in- "not" + eluctari "struggle out"
inescapable inevitable unavoidable
adjectiveincapable of being evaded; inescapable
adjectiveA) 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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