Implacable Im*pla"ca*ble, a. [L. implacabilis; pref. im- not + placabilis: cf. F. implacable. See {Placable}.] 1. Not placable; not to be appeased; incapable of being pacified; inexorable; as, an implacable prince. [1913 Webster]

I see thou art implacable. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

An object of implacable enmity. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. Incapable of being relieved or assuaged; inextinguishable. [R.] [1913 Webster]

O! how I burn with implacable fire. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Which wrought them pain Implacable, and many a dolorous groan. --Milton.

Syn: Unappeasable; inexorable; irreconcilable; unrelenting; relentless; unyielding. [1913 Webster]

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