Irrepressibility


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Irrepressibility

Irresolution (See INDECISION.)
Bell for Adano, A
Joppolo’s stress on democracy overcomes superior’s arrogance. [Am. Lit.: A Bell for Adano]
Grapes of Wrath, The
Ma cries, “We ain’ gonna die out.” [Am. Lit.: The Grapes of Wrath]
Little Orphan Annie
a most irrepressible waif. [Comics: Horn, 459]
March, Augie
man’s “refusal to lead a disappointed life.” [Am. Lit.: The Adventures of Augie March]
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An entertaining yet harrowing story that lays bare the very real dangers of trading liberty for safety, the story evokes the irrepressibility of human appetite and asks just how far a man and a woman are willing to go to get what they're truly hungry for.
Everton, in the end, had no answers, their effort and commitment - which brought a chance squandered by Louis Saha in the first minute - no antidote to Spurs' sheer irrepressibility.
Beloved's travel is a testament to the irrepressibility of trauma and the bottomlessness of what it is we do not remember.
At Holyhead we are constantly amazed at the resilience and irrepressibility of the young adults of Handsworth and Soho.
Still, camp demands an excessive performance and an irrepressibility that does not obtain in Renfrew's literary or cinematic performances of an entirely controlled sensibility.
AT OTHER times there is an irrepressibility about her that bubbles out unabated, a reminder that outside the constraints of the serious day job there's room in her life for plenty of fun.
For Lombroso, atavism explained the recurrence of certain crimes, such as infanticide, and even "the recent upsurge of anti-Semitism and the irrepressibility of dueling.