immovable


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immovable

, immoveable
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a. (of property) not liable to be removed; fixed
b. of or relating to immoveables
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She was as heroic and immovable in her high-necked chemisette as a sentry in his box.
The same idea was at first entertained, that they were wolves; but their immovable watchfulness soon satisfied every one that they were Indians.
Darkness impenetrable and immovable filled the room.
Impossible to place our Cathedral in that other family of lofty, aerial churches, rich in painted windows and sculpture; pointed in form, bold in attitude; communal and bourgeois as political symbols; free, capricious, lawless, as a work of art; second transformation of architecture, no longer hieroglyphic, immovable and sacerdotal, but artistic, progressive, and popular, which begins at the return from the crusades, and ends with Louis IX.
This is why," continued the procureur, "I have left all my property, movable, or immovable, comprised in the above enumerations, to M.
The dying man lay as lifeless and immovable as before.
The very furniture in the room seemed to have shrunk since she saw it before: the slag in the tapestry looked more like a ghost in his ghostly blue-green world; the volumes of polite literature in the bookcase looked more like immovable imitations of books.
Yet it was so short a time since she had wandered into his life, so short a time that he was even a little uneasy at the wonderful strength of this new passion, a thing which had leaped up like a forest tree in a world of magic, a live, fully-grown thing, mighty and immovable in a single night.
In fact, Cornelius stood immovable, looking at Rosa, yet looking at her as if he did not hear her.
Each day she took a position upon the stones of Fifth Avenue, where she crooked her legs under her and crouched immovable and hideous, like an idol.
The woman whose immovable composure had conquered Grace Roseberry's utmost insolence in the hour of her triumph--the woman who, without once flinching, had faced every other consequence of her resolution to ignore Mercy's true position in the house--quailed for the first time when she found herself face to face with the very person for who m she had suffered and sacrificed so much.
The short flares illuminated his grave, immovable countenance while I let myself go completely and laughed in peals.