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Origin of irresistible
OTHER WORDS FROM irresistibleir·re·sist·i·bil·i·ty, ir·re·sist·i·ble·ness, nounir·re·sist·i·bly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for irresistible
We leverage purpose-built technology to drive behavioral shifts and provide an irresistible alternative to traditional workers compensation coverage.Foresight raises $15M for its construction workers compensation platform|Mike Butcher|December 18, 2020|TechCrunch
It has happened just once, and it wreaked a measure of the nationwide resentment that makes the sport such an irresistible delight.
In defeat, his brand will remain irresistible to his supporters.
For decades, his volumes of inspirational Cheez-Its have proven irresistible to self-help snackers around the world.Paulo Coelho’s ‘The Archer’ aims for profundity but misses|Ron Charles|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
China’s state media loves to rehash Ma’s irresistible rags-to-riches journey from an unemployed school teacher who couldn’t code to founder of two of China’s biggest tech firms.Jack Ma is the poster child of Chinese tech. Why is Beijing reining him in—again?|Naomi Xu Elegant|November 7, 2020|Fortune
What an alternately messed up, irresistibly catchy, reprehensible, utterly charming holiday classic.The Most WTF Covers of ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside,’ Everyone’s Favorite Date-Rape Holiday Classic|Kevin Fallon|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On Wednesday Morsi was history, and democracy had moved irresistibly forward.George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Our Era of Bipartisan Ineptitude|Lloyd Green|July 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Charlotte, by contrast, was immersed in a world of gangs, guns, and drugs that proved irresistibly alluring to the girl from Kent.Laura Johnson, London’s Poor Little Rich Rioter, Awaits Sentencing|Peter Popham|April 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Expansive, amused, irresistibly self-confident, self-deprecating.
First love is here presented as a force at once violent, cleansing, and irresistibly powerful.
He swam with her upon the summit of the breaking Wave, lifted upon its crest, swept onward irresistibly.
The Wave swept him forward irresistibly, his very soul, it seemed, went shuffling to find solid ground.
Feeling himself irresistibly driven by the sudden stress to some kind of action, he sprang to his feet—and screamed!Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
Yet he had come there of his own will to meet her again—drawn there irresistibly by some unseen influence which she possessed.
She realised herself irresistibly in his power whenever she felt his presence near her.