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I assured him of the impeccability of his attire, and commented on its splendour.

She thought Miss Rexhill a most imposing young woman and she believed in the impeccability of the well-to-do.

Henry, on his side, was determined to allow nothing to stand in his way, whilst keeping up his appearance of impeccability.

Obviously, she had founded her plan of impeccability on the grand phrase—'Could you endure to share me with another?'

His white suits lost their impeccability; often he left the upper button open.

The story of Hrt and Mrt is of some interest from its connection with the question of the impeccability of the angels.

I wasn't accepting Bonteck's belief in Goff's impeccability entirely at its face value.

For to Leonora Gwynn he seemed a persecuted martyr, with all a soldier's valor and a saint's impeccability.

She admired rather enviously the gown of shimmering dark blue, the impeccability of adolescence.

He consoled himself with reflections on her impeccability, her wondrous intuition, her Far-away Princess-like delicacy.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, "not capable of sin," from Middle French impeccable (15c.) or directly from Late Latin impeccabilis "not liable to sin," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + pecare "to sin," of unknown origin. Meaning "faultless" is from 1610s. Related: Impeccably.

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