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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]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Reading An Irrepressible Hope in a public place had me, a Philadelphia Catholic, trying to hide my tears.
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But it was Adebayor, right, who carried the main threat in this match and he was in irrepressible form.
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The irrepressible former PM promptly came back with his own flourish of a reply: "Take this public show of my private pride giving in to your fury as an act of love."