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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INCLEMENT

As for John Hatteras, he did not seem to mind the inclement cold.

Birds not of a feather flock together at this inclement season.

It was in the inclement month of January: I was starved and half clad.

It was my inclement destiny to become acquainted, not with Damien, but with Dr. Hyde.

Despite the inclement weather he walked from eight to ten hours every day.

The poverty of all, and the inclement season of the year made all hesitate.

He was told that the weather was inclement and that traveling would be disagreeable.

This, too, was in the depth of the winter, and during a most inclement season.

History has been for Russia as inclement and hostile as Nature.

For many years Europe had not experienced such an inclement season.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, from French inclément and directly from Latin inclementem (nominative inclemens) "harsh, unmerciful," from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + clementem "mild, placid." "Limitation to weather is curious" [Weekley].

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