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Definitions for implacable
ɪmˈplæk ə bəl, -ˈpleɪ kə-im·pla·ca·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. implacableadjective

    incapable of being placated

    "an implacable enemy"


  1. implacableadjective

    Not able to be placated or appeased.

  2. implacableadjective

    Adamant; immovable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Implacableadjective

    not placable; not to be appeased; incapable of being pacified; inexorable; as, an implacable prince

  2. Implacableadjective

    incapable of ebign relieved or assuaged; inextinguishable

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Implacable

    im-plāk′a-bl, adj. not to be appeased: inexorable: irreconcilable.—ns. Implac′ableness, Implacabil′ity.—adv. Implac′ably.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of implacable in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of implacable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of implacable in a Sentence

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    We have to be focused on doing everything we can to build on the progress that President Obama has made, it will not surprise you to hear me say that I was deeply honored when he asked me to be secretary of state. We were partners and we became friends. And I know how hard he worked against implacable hostility at every single turn.

  2. Albert Camus:

    If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

  3. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve:

    We must be implacable in our determination, we must speed up our action, otherwise Europe will lose its way, we need to act firmly, we need to act swiftly and with force.

  4. Mariana Sarasti:

    It's very, very serious for Colombian exports and we want to look at the possibility of other options, if Ecuador is implacable on this measure, Colombia will also have to look at what measures it takes also. That's what this meeting is for.

  5. Eric Hoffer:

    The uncompromising attitude is more indicative of an inner uncertainty than a deep conviction. The implacable stand is directed more against the doubt within than the assailant without.

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    declare untrue; contradict
    • A. attend
    • B. conceal
    • C. deny
    • D. inspire

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