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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Difficult or impossible to extinguish.

Usage examples (37)
  • An inextinguishable flame
  • Adjective : an inextinguishable fire
  • Here is an irregular row of beacon fires, once all luminous as suns; and with a certain inextinguishable erubescence still, in the abysses of the dead deep Night.
  • As printed in Laing's Knox (ii. 120) the word "inextinguishable," and in the Acts of Parliament (ii. 534; iii. 22) the word "unstancheabill," is used instead of... for more
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