Word Moment: Ineluctable

in·e·luc·ta·ble

adj.

Not to be avoided or escaped; inevitable: “Those war plans rested on a belief in the ineluctable superiority of the offense over the defense” (Jack Beatty).

[Latin inluctbilisin-not; see in-1luctbilispenetrable (from luctrto struggle out ofex-ex-luctrto struggle).]

ine·lucta·bili·ty n.
ine·lucta·bly adv.
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