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Others than he would at once be confronted with an unsurmountable difficulty.

The difficulty of broaching the subject to his equerry struck him as unsurmountable.

He had not been at Frankfort a year before he had learnt to look on this hostility of Austria as unsurmountable.

It must have been even an unsurmountable Barrier to the Kofirans, in case they reduced the City.

The presence of a British factor would be an unsurmountable bar to that consummation, hence the necessity of its total removal.

But in many cases this cure cannot be applied, owing to the unsurmountable obstacles.

Now that safeguard, previously unsurmountable, vanished by reason of the girls presence.

To-morrow they might be out of our reach, and I should be confronted with difficulties that might be unsurmountable.

The mere fact that she, and she alone, was responsible for his flight placed between them an unsurmountable barrier.

The management of the canoe alone appears a work of unsurmountable difficulty, its breadth is so inadequate to its length.

WORD ORIGIN

1701, from un- (1) "not" + surmountable (see surmount).

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