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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTACT

The whole is a ruin, yet intact, if I may be pardoned the paradox.

The plaster or cement coating is intact, and the inscription is plain.

For the army would still be intact, and that was the essential point.

The soles of the old pair were intact, but the stubby toes were protruding.

The former work is the earliest Greek textbook which has reached us intact.

To be sure, the physical beauties of the Italian city were intact.

A hole had been torn in the floor, but the cable itself was intact.

There were no breaks, no marks of violence, and yet nothing was intact.

But we have received a tradition, and we are bound to hand it on intact.

Then followed his legs—and the glorious knowledge that they still were intact.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Latin intactus "untouched, uninjured, undefiled," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + tactus, past participle of tangere "to touch" (see tangent).

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