[im-plak-uh-buh l, -pley-kuh-]
- not to be appeased, mollified, or pacified; inexorable: an implacable enemy.
Origin of implacable
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unappeasable, unbending, merciless. See inflexible.
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Examples from the Web for implacably
The Democratic Party has been implacably for the people—in this state, most of them white—who got insurance.
And right now, working-class and blue-collar whites think the Democratic Party is just implacably against them.
Either Moscow was implacably belligerent or shared the same rational interests as the United States.Ex- CIA Chief: Why We Keep Getting Putin Wrong
Eli Lake, Noah Shachtman, Christopher Dickey
March 2, 2014
His voice was quiet as he murmured, softly, implacably, before he was gone.There is a Reaper ...
Charles V. De Vet
“Damn your fine words,” exclaimed Morgan slowly and implacably.Nan of Music Mountain
Frank H. Spearman
Those monsters would have haunted him as implacably as ever.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 1 of 3)
She and her friends, therefore, were implacably hostile to him.Pyrrhus
To the king in league with privilege he was implacably opposed.Lectures on the French Revolution
John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
- incapable of being placated or pacified; unappeasable
- inflexible; intractable
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Word Origin and History for implacably
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