inflexibly

[ in-flek-suh-buhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF inflexibly

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He spoke tenderly, but inflexibly, and Joel felt that his fate was pronounced.

"Shove off," ordered Lingard, inflexibly, without even looking at d'Alcacer.

Unless one thing happens I am going, he went on, inflexibly.

Both appeared to be about the same age, and both were inflexibly taciturn.

They were sublimely guileless, divinely charitable and inflexibly austere.

"You enabled me to continue my acquaintance with him here," said Mrs. Clarke inflexibly.

"And I should have been glad to stay," Ruth concluded, inflexibly.

To this holy rule we should inflexibly adhere when dictating the terms of peace.

“I am sorry, but it might be worse,” said Carrados inflexibly.

"Almost," said Mrs. Ellis, who was not so inflexibly truthful as her friend.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "incapable of being bent, physically rigid," also figuratively, "unbending in temper or purpose," from Middle French inflexible and directly from Latin inflexibilis, from inflexus, past participle of inflectere (see inflect). In early 15c. an identical word had an opposite sense, "capable of being swayed or moved," from in- "in, on." Related: Inflexibly.

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