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ineluctable +‎ -ly


ineluctably (comparative more ineluctably, superlative most ineluctably)

  1. In an ineluctable manner.
    Synonyms: inescapably; see also Thesaurus:inevitably
    • 1931, H. P. Lovecraft, chapter 7, in The Whisperer in Darkness:
      Ineluctably I was led to believe that the first whisperers of these accursed tales must have had discourse with Akeley’s Outer Ones, and perhaps have visited outer cosmic realms as Akeley now proposed visiting them.
    • 1968, Joan Didion, “The Seacoast of Despair”, in Slouching Towards Bethlehem:
      So insistent is the presence of money in Newport that the mind springs ineluctably to the raw beginnings of it.