irremediable


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irremediable

Not able to be remedied or cured.
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A man must take with him into the world below an adamantine faith in truth and right, that there too he may be undazzled by the desire of wealth or the other allurements of evil, lest, coming upon tyrannies and similar villainies, he do irremediable wrongs to others and suffer yet worse himself; but let him know how to choose the mean and avoid the extremes on either side, as far as possible, not only in this life but in all that which is to come.
Before the doors of the public-house at the corner, where the profusion of gas-light reached the height of positive wickedness, a four-wheeled cab standing by the curbstone with no one on the box, seemed cast out into the gutter on account of irremediable decay.
And so the altercation in the night went on, over the irremediable.
I saw my sweet girl was not without her faults, but of these her youth, I trusted, was not one, but rather an earnest of virtues yet unblown - a strong ground of presumption that her little defects of temper and errors of judgment, opinion, or manner were not irremediable, but might easily be removed or mitigated by the patient efforts of a watchful and judicious adviser, and where I failed to enlighten and control, I thought I might safely undertake to pardon, for the sake of her many excellences.
Bute's tale was, that the knavery of the pair was irremediable, and that no properly conducted person should ever notice them again.
Let us no less admire the candor with which they relinquished it, upon discovering its irremediable inefficacy.
Occupying homeowners in great difficulty and occupants under indivision or unresolved succession are also concerned in the context of an emergency situation and pending final rehousing if their dwelling is subject to an irremediable insalubrity order.
By its very architecture, any Bitcoin hack or crash would be irremediable, For this reason alone, it would take a very courageous government indeed to allow cryptocurrencies to occupy any role at all in its financial system.
No exalta la depravacion de la infancia como tiempo de privacion del juicio: la trata como una posibilidad devastadora, la causa de un mal irremediable o de la persecucion.
Es admirable como Zuniga consigue conjugar el clima de un incidente climatico--el aguacero, la riada--con una ominosa amenaza que, mas alla de lo fisico, parece estar gravitando sobre todo, y la crispacion en el conjunto por la modesta "disidencia" de la joven, en cuya sencilla actitud hay una irremediable expresion de huida.
Lo que destila Julieta es la vision tragica de Munro, el sexo, la muerte, la experiencia de la soledad, la culpa como camino irremediable a la conciencia, el cielo, las constelaciones y sus mitos.