This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

irresistible

irresistible

irresistible Sentence Examples

  • Did he have any idea how irresistible he was?

    533
    171
  • I don't think she has a clue how irresistible men find her.

    202
    150
  • He couldn't win the argument any other way, so he had resorted to his irresistible charm.

    115
    78
  • The remainder of the Visigoths, under Alavivus and Fritigern, now began to seek, and ultimately were successful in obtaining (376), the permission of the emperor Valens to settle in Thrace; Athanaric meanwhile took refuge in Transylvania, thus abandoning the field without any serious struggle to the irresistible Huns.

    71
    60
  • But an irresistible impulse drew her forward.

    60
    45
  • But the French entered and still Pierre did not retire--an irresistible curiosity kept him there.

    30
    26
  • Jansen answered with his doctrine of Irresistible Grace.

    28
    23
  • In the first edition of the Loci (1521) he held, to the length of fatalism, the Augustinian doctrine of irresistible grace, working according to God's immutable decrees, and denied freedom of will in matters civil and religious alike.

    26
    23
  • In the first edition of the Loci (1521) he held, to the length of fatalism, the Augustinian doctrine of irresistible grace, working according to God's immutable decrees, and denied freedom of will in matters civil and religious alike.

    26
    23
  • The Swedes joyfully accepted the chances of battle and, advancing with irresistible élan, were, at first, successful on both wings.

    20
    22
  • By nature a sybarite, he took care to have the best cook in the capital, and women had for him an irresistible attraction, though he was never married.

    16
    18
  • Their authors are a natural and irresistible aristocracy in every society, and, more than kings or emperors, exert an influence on mankind.

    16
    18
  • The torrent of popular sentiment in favour of war was, however, irresistible; and Cobden and Bright were overwhelmed with obloquy.

    16
    19
  • Irresistible drowsiness overpowered him, red rings danced before his eyes, and the impression of those voices and faces and a sense of loneliness merged with the physical pain.

    15
    16
  • In men Rostov could not bear to see the expression of a higher spiritual life (that was why he did not like Prince Andrew) and he referred to it contemptuously as philosophy and dreaminess, but in Princess Mary that very sorrow which revealed the depth of a whole spiritual world foreign to him was an irresistible attraction.

    14
    17
  • The extraordinary mobility of his whole person, and his power of as it were transforming himself at will, are attested by many anecdotes and descriptions, but the piercing power of his eye must have been his most irresistible feature.

    14
    18
  • A minority is powerless while it conforms to the majority; it is not even a minority then; but it is irresistible when it clogs by its whole weight.

    13
    14
  • The available evidence points to the irresistible conclusion that on the afternoon of the 18th of July 1762, Peter III., with his consort's connivance, was brutally murdered at Ropsha by Alexius Orlov, Theodore Baryatinski, and several other persons still unknown.

    13
    16
  • If at first the members of the council thought that Kutuzov was pretending to sleep, the sounds his nose emitted during the reading that followed proved that the commander-in-chief at that moment was absorbed by a far more serious matter than a desire to show his contempt for the dispositions or anything else--he was engaged in satisfying the irresistible human need for sleep.

    13
    17
  • affording but a brief respite in this irresistible evolution.

    11
    11
  • The mere immobility of the body was sufficient to show that its state was not identical with that of waking; when, in addition, the sleeper awoke to give an account of visits to distant lands, from which, as modern psychical investigations suggest, he may even have brought back veridical details, the conclusion must have been irresistible that in sleep something journeyed forth, which was not the body.

    11
    15
  • There, on the divisions of the wars of religion, had followed an irresistible reaction towards patriotism and national unity.

    10
    10
  • First faintness and irresistible desire to sleep. Then alarming prostration and vomiting.

    10
    11
  • To this day the name of Malik Kafur is remembered in the remote district of Madura, in association with irresistible fate and every form of sacrilege.

    10
    11
  • It was evident that this strange, strong man was under the irresistible influence of the dark, graceful girl who loved another.

    10
    11
  • After having been maintained till the middle of the century, apparently with irresistible support, they suddenly collapsed under the strain of a season of exceptionally short crops.

    10
    12
  • He was succumbing to irresistible, youthful, childish drowsiness.

    10
    12
  • She never cried from pain or vexation, but always from sorrow or pity, and when she wept her radiant eyes acquired an irresistible charm.

    10
    12
  • In the Mont Cenis tunnel a bed of soft granite was encountered that continued to swell with almost irresistible force for some months.

    10
    14
  • The fear of being imprisoned in a convent for the rest of her life was the determining cause of her irresistible outburst of energy.

    8
    10
  • The three vessels lost, the' " Irresistible," " Ocean " and " Bouvet," were out of date; but of those put out of action the " Inflexible " was a modern ship, and she and another very nearly foundered before they could be got to a place of safety.

    8
    10
  • By the force of his wide learning and even more of his personality, Ewald exercised for long an all-pervading and almost irresistible influence.

    8
    10
  • He kills his victim by rolling himself round the body till he breaks its ribs, or suffocates it by one irresistible convolution round its throat.

    8
    10
  • raised an irresistible clamour for a military leader and overthrew the republican constitution for which the De Witts had struggled.

    8
    10
  • Some medical lectures he did attend, but as long as Frau Neuber's company kept together the theatre had an irresistible fascination for him.

    8
    11
  • Some medical lectures he did attend, but as long as Frau Neuber's company kept together the theatre had an irresistible fascination for him.

    8
    11
  • These crude ideas of Cromwell's character were extinguished by Macaulay's irresistible logic, by the publication of Cromwell's letters by Carlyle in 1845, which showed Cromwell clearly to be "not a man of falsehoods, but a man of truth"; and by Gardiner, whom, however, it is somewhat difficult to follow when he represents Cromwell as "a typical Englishman."

    8
    12
  • The assembly addressed a pastoral letter to the people of the country, in which, while declining to " admit that the course taken by the seceders was justified by irresistible necessity," they counselled peace and goodwill towards them, and called for the loyal support of the remaining members of the church.

    8
    12
  • These crude ideas of Cromwell's character were extinguished by Macaulay's irresistible logic, by the publication of Cromwell's letters by Carlyle in 1845, which showed Cromwell clearly to be "not a man of falsehoods, but a man of truth"; and by Gardiner, whom, however, it is somewhat difficult to follow when he represents Cromwell as "a typical Englishman."

    8
    12
  • Like the seventh and last wave that shatters a ship, that last irresistible wave burst from the rear and reached the front ranks, carrying them off their feet and engulfing them all.

    7
    8
  • Pursuing his irresistible march, Charles X., with his eyes fixed steadily on Copenhagen, resolved to cross the frozen Great Belt also.

    7
    10
  • For his adventurous and imaginative spirit Italy and the imperial title had an irresistible charm, and in 1154, two years after he had ascended the throne, he crossed the Alps, being crowned emperor at Rome in June 1155.

    7
    10
  • But there is genial, creative power in the very subjectivity of these characters, and a vigorous dramatic life, which is irresistible in its appeal.

    7
    10
  • By the constant westward pressure of the eastern Arabs, which (after the restraining force of the great Mesopotamian kingdoms was weakened) assumed irresistible strength, the ancient Edomites were forced across the Jordan-Araba depression, and with their name migrated to the south of western Palestine.

    7
    11
  • This different treatment shows the feeling of the poet - the feeling for which he seeks to evoke our inmost sympathy - to oscillate between the belief that an awful crime brings with it its awful punishment (and it is sickening to observe how the argument by which the Friar persuades Annabella to forsake her evil courses mainly appeals to the physical terrors of retribution), and the notion that there is something fatal, something irresistible, and therefore in a sense self-justified, in so dominant a passion.

    7
    11
  • Then, referring to messages he had received from influential persons in France, Prussia, Austria, Russia and Spain to the effect mentioned above, he adds: - "Well, I will, with God's assistance during the next twelve months, visit all the large states of Europe, see their potentates or statesmen, and endeavour to enforce those truths which have been irresistible at home.

    7
    11
  • The king, Wajid Ali, bowed to irresistible force, though he ever refused to recognize the justice of his deposition.

    6
    7
  • The ShahImitations 0fnama, from the very moment of its appearance, the Shah- exercised such an irresistible fascination upon all nhma.

    6
    7
  • The ShahImitations 0fnama, from the very moment of its appearance, the Shah- exercised such an irresistible fascination upon all nhma.

    6
    7
  • Until the end of 1863 the events in these three regions remain distinct episodes; after that the whole theatre of war is comprised in the "anaconda policy," which concentrated irresistible masses of troops from all sides on the heroic remnants of the Confederacy.

    6
    8
  • The Assyrian forces became a standing army, which, by successive improvements and careful discipline, was moulded into an irresistible fighting machine, and Assyrian policy was directed towards the definite object of reducing the whole civilized world into a single empire and thereby throwing its trade and wealth into Assyrian hands.

    6
    9
  • Such changes are so rapid and on so vast a scale, and the corroding power of the current on the bank so irresistible, that in Lower Bengal it is considered perilous to build any structure of a large or permanent character on its margin.

    6
    9
  • In this situation of affairs the demand for a general council became irresistible, and accordingly Theodosius and Valentinian III.

    6
    9
  • He incurred their special reproaches by his condemnation of the irresistible evolution which impelled Rome to desire exclusive dominion over Catholic Europe and to devote her attention to earthly things.

    6
    9
  • So convincing a sign was irresistible; all the people fell on their faces and acknowledged Yahweh as the true God.

    6
    9
  • As soon as the news of his banishment spread through the city, the astonishment of the people was quickly exchanged for a spirit of irresistible fury, which was increased by the occurrence of an earthquake.

    6
    9
  • The Assyrian forces became a standing army, which, by successive improvements and careful discipline, was moulded into an irresistible fighting machine, and Assyrian policy was directed towards the definite object of reducing the whole civilized world into a single empire and thereby throwing its trade and wealth into Assyrian hands.

    6
    9
  • In this situation of affairs the demand for a general council became irresistible, and accordingly Theodosius and Valentinian III.

    6
    9
  • breaking out occasionally into armed conflicts, and among the princes of the other principalities the old struggle for precedence and territory went on unceasingly until it was suddenly interrupted, in the first half of the thirteenth century, by the unexpected irruption of an irresistible foreign foe coming from the mysterious.

    6
    10
  • The wealth of their country gave scope for ability within the population and also attracted it from outside: it enabled the kings to organize great monumental enterprises as well as to arm irresistible raids upon the inferior tribes around.

    6
    10
  • Moreover, it is transferred in the same irresistible way: frequently we cannot help either feeling pressure, or remembering it, or inferring it; and as there are involuntary sensation and attention, so there are involuntary memory and inference.

    6
    10
  • Newman, which could not be content with a compromise with truth, but feared to face ultimate realities, the rigidly authoritative attitude of Rome made an irresistible appeal.

    5
    8
  • Seen from an eminence on their surface, the inference is irresistible that these plateaus are fragments of the original tableland, trenched into segments by the formation of the longitudinal and transverse valleys.

    5
    8
  • The possession of firearms places irresistible temptations in the path of unsophisticated and quick-tempered tribesmen.

    5
    8
  • Newman, which could not be content with a compromise with truth, but feared to face ultimate realities, the rigidly authoritative attitude of Rome made an irresistible appeal.

    5
    8
  • He had defeated all enterprises by rivals against his throne; he had broken down the power of local chiefs, and tamed the refractory tribes; so that his orders were irresistible throughout the whole dominion.

    5
    9
  • The great fertility of these regions and the marvellous wealth of their forests are irresistible attractions to industrial and commercial enterprise, but their unhealthiness restricts development and is a bar to any satisfactory increase in population.

    5
    9
  • It requires no comparison in order to express it in words, for a judgment need not be expressed, and a sensory judgment of pressure is an irresistible belief that a real pressure exists, without waiting for words, or for a comparison which is wanted not to make a sensation a judgment, but to turn a judgment into language: not all judgment then requires comparison with a view to its expression, as supposed by Hobhouse.

    4
    7
  • The desire which he entertained to visit India, in order to penetrate all the doctrines of the Buddhist philosophy, and to perfect the collections of Indian books which existed in China, grew irresistible, and in August 629 he started upon his solitary journey, eluding with difficulty the strict prohibition which was in force against crossing the frontier.

    4
    7
  • The inference is almost irresistible that the law of gradual transformation through minute continuous change is by far the most universal; but many palaeontologists as well as zoologists and botanists hold a contrary opinion.

    4
    8
  • In 1672 the storm broke: the English without a declaration of war tried, unsuccessThe fully, intercept the Dutch Mediterranean fleet; Fre ch y, p fleet; and the French at the same time set forthin apparently irresistible strength to overcome the despised traders of Holland.

    4
    8
  • The Pastaza, however, is subject to irresistible floods caused by the sudden rising of the mountain torrents on its upper course, especially the Toro, which sweep down with such fury that navigation on the river is practically impossible.

    4
    9
  • Eight irresistible pizza combinations feature ingredients such as dairy-free mozzarella, vegetarian meatballs, pesto and fontina, ricotta, and parmesan cheeses.

    2
    3
  • Even in sleep he was irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Some women actually find controlling men irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Maybe it angered him because she hadn't found him irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Apparently she found Mr. Cade not only attractive, but also irresistible.

    0
    0
  • The other day, when you had that white sundress on, you looked so irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Anyway, if money were the only issue, she should find Josh irresistible.

    0
    0
  • "I know," he interrupted, "and it made you that much more irresistible.

    0
    0
  • What had been so forgettable earlier was now irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Once she had found him irresistible.

    0
    0
  • In any case, it's your personality that Megan finds so irresistible.

    0
    0
  • If he had had all his own originality without the itch of appearing original, he would have made his fascination irresistible.

    0
    0
  • by Ambrose in the case of Theodosius himself (390); but the temptation to wield it as an instrument of secular tyranny too often proved to be irresistible.

    0
    0
  • The Syrian states were overwhelmed and the advance upon Egypt seemed irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Herzl's personal charm was irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Had the Four remained united in their views they would still have been irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Analogy, in its power of transforming unlike and unrelated animals or unlike and unrelated parts of animals into likeness, has done such miracles that the inference of kinship is often almost irresistible.

    0
    0
  • His father intended him for the law, but his impulses towards an artistic career were irresistible.

    0
    0
  • The advance of the allied army was irresistible.

    0
    0
  • By careful training her voice, originally hard and harsh, had become flexible and melodious, and its low and muffled notes under the influence of passion possessed a thrilling and penetrating quality that was irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Mr Lang regards his conclusion as to the identity between these valets as irresistible.

    0
    0
  • The Umbrians, who were part of the Alpine Celts, had been pressing down into Italy from the Bronze Age, though checked completely by the rise of the Etruscan power in the ioth century B.C. The invention of iron weapons made the Celts henceforth irresistible.

    0
    0
  • At this time they were subject to Roduif, king of the Heruli, who, however, took up arms against them; according to one story, owing to the treacherous murder of Rodulf's brother, according to another through an irresistible desire for fighting on the part of his men.

    0
    0
  • He was not, moreover, like his great leader, a non-resistant, nor was he, on the other hand, like John Brown, borne on by irresistible necessity to overt action.

    0
    0
  • Still less has Livy anything in common with the naïve anxiety of Dionysius of Halicarnassus to make it clear to his fellow Greeks that the irresistible people who had mastered them was in origin, in race and in language Hellenic like themselves.

    0
    0
  • His grace is effectual and irresistible.

    0
    0
  • In the 13th century Bessarabia was overrun by the irresistible Mongols under the leadership of Batu, grandson of Jenghiz Khan.

    0
    0
  • It is a system " whereby the great conquering or commercial peoples masked, so to speak, their irresistible advance "; it was much practised by the Romans in Africa and A si a; it has been chiefly applied in modern times Y PP in India (p. 326).

    0
    0
  • Between 1850 and 1860 French and English geologists were induced to examine into the facts, and found irresistible the evidence that man existed and used rude implements of chipped flint during the Quaternary or Drift period.

    0
    0
  • Nevertheless, in its dimmed and blackened state, the portrait casts an irresistible spell alike by subtlety of expression, by refinement and precision of drawing, and by the romantic invention of its background.

    0
    0
  • Soon the irresistible charm of a book which gratified the imagination of the reader with all the action and scenery of a fairy tale, which exercised his ingenuity by setting him to discover a multitude of curious analogies, which interested his feelings for human beings, frail like himself, and struggling with temptations from within and from without, which every moment drew a smile from him by some stroke of quaint yet simple pleasantry, and nevertheless left on his mind a sentiment of reverence for God and of sympathy for man, began to produce its effect.

    0
    0
  • An attitude so indecent threatened to defeat the very objects of the reactionary powers, and Gentz congratulated the congress that these sorry protests would be buried in the archives, offering at the same time to write for the king a dignified letter in which he should express his reluctance at having to violate his oaths in the face of irresistible force !

    0
    0
  • The massacre of Sinopeas it was rather inaccurately called in Great Britain, for it is difficult to deny that it was a legitimate act of a belligerent powercreated an almost irresistible demand for war among the British people.

    0
    0
  • Lord Palmerston obtained a decisive victory, and returned to power apparently in irresistible strength.

    0
    0
  • On the 12th of November, however, urged on by the hotter heads among the peasant leaders and deceived by false reports of Austrian victories, Hofer again issued a proclamation calling the mountaineers to arms. The summons met with little response; the enemy advanced in irresistible force, and Hofer, a price once more set on his head, had to take refuge in the mountains.

    0
    0
  • An irresistible motive, it is forcibly said, palliates or takes away guilt; no one can blame himself for yielding to necessity, and no one can properly be punished for what he could not have prevented.

    0
    0
  • The class which gave the Revolution its chiefs, its outward and visible forms, and the irresistible epergy of its hopes, was the bourgeoisie, intelligent, ambitious and rich; in Thc hourthe forefront the capitalists and financiers of the haute ~e bourgeoisie, farmers-general and army contractors, the Incar..

    0
    0
  • The outward and visible progress of the Revolution, due primarily to profound economic disturbance, was thus accelerated and rendered irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Chief of an army that he had made irresistible, not by honor but by glory, and master of wealth by rapine, Bonaparte imposed his will upon the Directory, which he provided with funds.

    0
    0
  • He was present at the engagements of Hort and Hatvan, converted the doubtful fight of Tap16-Bicsk into a victory, and fought with irresistible elan at the bloody battle of Isaszeg.

    0
    0
  • If things had not already gone too far in Cuba, and if public opinion in the United States had not exercised irresistible pressure on both Congress and president, the Moret home-rule project would probably have sufficed to give the Cubans a fair amount of self-government.

    0
    0
  • Here Gedymin's triumphal progress was irresistible; but the various stages of it are impossible to follow, the sources of its history being few and conflicting, and the date of every salient event exceedingly doubtful.

    0
    0
  • Even in sleep he was irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Some women actually find controlling men irresistible.

    0
    0
  • He couldn't win the argument any other way, so he had resorted to his irresistible charm.

    0
    0
  • Maybe it angered him because she hadn't found him irresistible.

    0
    0
  • "And somehow irresistible," he chimed in dryly.

    0
    0
  • I don't think she has a clue how irresistible men find her.

    0
    0
  • And yet, there was something attractive about him - almost irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Apparently she found Mr. Cade not only attractive, but also irresistible.

    0
    0
  • The other day, when you had that white sundress on, you looked so irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Anyway, if money were the only issue, she should find Josh irresistible.

    0
    0
  • "I know," he interrupted, "and it made you that much more irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Yet the modest behavior was instinctive - if not an irresistible urge.

    0
    0
  • The little laugh lines around those delicious eyes, and that cute dimple, gave his smile irresistible charm.

    0
    0
  • What had been so forgettable earlier was now irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Once she had found him irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Did he have any idea how irresistible he was?

    0
    0
  • In any case, it's your personality that Megan finds so irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Moralists found the story of the chess automaton irresistible.

    0
    0
  • buddleia davidii) is irresistible to butterflies.

    0
    0
  • She enjoys regular visits to her local gym and also enjoys swimming, hence her irresistible, naturally busty slim toned and trim figure.

    0
    0
  • Sudoku X is a brand new and irresistible twist on the sensational worldwide puzzle craze.

    0
    0
  • For sensitive bite indication I opted to use a sliding float, only to find that this was irresistible to these pea-brained crocodilians.

    0
    0
  • Or I may have an irresistible (and fairly abstract) preoccupation with something very deep-rooted.

    0
    0
  • With this, they proved that they were not just one hit wonders with the irresistible 'Teenage dirtbag ' .

    0
    0
  • endowed with will, with an almost magical and irresistible power.

    0
    0
  • A bouncing, rhythmic text with an irresistible refrain joins forces with wildly exuberant illustration to create a jolly romp of a picture book.

    0
    0
  • In the absence of the necessary flamethrower, the urge to scratch it and slash its tires is almost irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Jul 2003 Kosibah Creations announces alliance partner irresistible headdresses.

    0
    0
  • The chorus / climax is irresistible anyway - Verlaine crooning - " I understand destructive urges / They seem so imperfect.

    0
    0
  • imperturbable good humor, made her irresistible to the crowd.

    0
    0
  • And suddenly his littleness was intolerable, his aspiration was intolerable, and there came to him an irresistible impulse to pray.

    0
    0
  • Still, it's utterly infectious and totally irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Opulent, dazzling and utterly irresistible, this is Dracula as you`ve never seen him.

    0
    0
  • The scientists who devised the ARPANET had no intention to make possible that seemingly irresistible force for globalization, the World Wide Web.

    0
    0
  • Something powerful, almost irresistible, snaps at my feet.

    0
    0
  • Once people get on the slippery slope of conformity, there comes a virtual avalanche of consent, which is absolutely irresistible.

    0
    0
  • With its strong rhythmic fire this was totally irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Even the most reluctant of readers will find this system irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Far from making medicine irresistible, higher levels of pay mean many more doctors can now afford to leave the profession.

    0
    0
  • irresistible lure for cats and great fun for cat lovers.

    0
    0
  • irresistible urge to shout " Mary!

    0
    0
  • irresistible temptation for a tiny number to continue their pay bonanza by dumping infected parts or selling diseased animals.

    0
    0
  • irresistible impulse to pray.

    0
    0
  • irresistible aroma of local trattoria food drifts across the square.

    0
    0
  • irresistible desserts.

    0
    0
  • The extent to which Brett had clearly immersed himself in the role proved irresistible.

    0
    0
  • He seemed so irresistible in his ripped jeans, baggy T-shirt, braces and sweat dripping down his forehead.

    0
    0
  • Now the sexual buzz between them is becoming irresistible.

    0
    0
  • That's the kind of insanity most Welsh voters find irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Playing a great deal of flowing attacking rugby in what were dreadful conditions, Ashton's side looked simply irresistible.

    0
    0
  • If you adore chocolate and you remember fondue parties then you will find the latest party go to have totally irresistible.

    0
    0
  • NERS guidelines for finding a responsible rat breeder All rat kittens are cute and desirable, sometimes even irresistible.

    0
    0
  • He is an irresistible force who tries to shift an immovable object, an analogy that's made literal.

    0
    0
  • Its spring steel wire and rolled cardboard create an irresistible lure for cats and great fun for cat lovers.

    0
    0
  • This bold new production works with puppets, projections, machines and music to weave an irresistible magic.

    0
    0
  • Coral reefs are irresistible magnets to many varieties of fish and support a huge amount of marine life.

    0
    0
  • The irresistible advance of the peace marchers was resisted.

    0
    0
  • What so mighty and irresistible as the love of God?

    0
    0
  • mohair bouclé and our irresistible " teddy bear " Blue-faced Leicester bouclé .

    0
    0
  • There was much discussion and the feeling became mutual until two mountaineers had their blood up and felt irresistible!

    0
    0
  • He gathered irresistible force and made the foreigners disgorge over a thousand tons of prepared opium.

    0
    0
  • It was a case of irresistible force overcoming all opposition.

    0
    0
  • If you haven't already guessed it, these 'persuasion pills ' are in fact our Irresistible Influence Cards.

    0
    0
  • This puts almost irresistible pressure on markers to use quantitative marking schemes.

    0
    0
  • In today's property market, making your property irresistible to potential renters is the key to a quick turnaround.

    0
    0
  • And when the telephone repairman arrives to mend the broken line, his innocent yet irresistible male beauty has explosive consequences.

    0
    0
  • seductive charm Angela finds irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Just add whichever ingredients take your fancy and let the flavor shaker release irresistible flavors and aromas.

    0
    0
  • As a symbol of irresistible temptation, the apple is deeply convincing.

    0
    0
  • festive treats will be available in the form of an irresistible chocolate tombola, mulled wine and mince pies.

    0
    0
  • Something that won't put your nose in a cast every time you get the irresistible urge to blow at your wife?

    0
    0
  • By the constant westward pressure of the eastern Arabs, which (after the restraining force of the great Mesopotamian kingdoms was weakened) assumed irresistible strength, the ancient Edomites were forced across the Jordan-Araba depression, and with their name migrated to the south of western Palestine.

    0
    0
  • He was attracted towards domestic tragedy by an irresistible desire to sound the depths of abnormal conflicts between passion and circumstances, to romantic comedy by a strong though not widely varied imaginative faculty, and by a delusion that he was possessed of abundant comic humour.

    0
    0
  • This different treatment shows the feeling of the poet - the feeling for which he seeks to evoke our inmost sympathy - to oscillate between the belief that an awful crime brings with it its awful punishment (and it is sickening to observe how the argument by which the Friar persuades Annabella to forsake her evil courses mainly appeals to the physical terrors of retribution), and the notion that there is something fatal, something irresistible, and therefore in a sense self-justified, in so dominant a passion.

    0
    0
  • breaking out occasionally into armed conflicts, and among the princes of the other principalities the old struggle for precedence and territory went on unceasingly until it was suddenly interrupted, in the first half of the thirteenth century, by the unexpected irruption of an irresistible foreign foe coming from the mysterious.

    0
    0
  • 3) and the nations of the earth are the instruments of His irresistible and righteous will.

    0
    0
  • By nature a sybarite, he took care to have the best cook in the capital, and women had for him an irresistible attraction, though he was never married.

    0
    0
  • The momentum of their commercial enterprise and stalwart patriotism proved irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Freshwater and terrestrial deposits of Mesozoic age occur in many places, and the conclusion is irresistible that the greater part of this area has been land since the close of the Palaeozoic era.

    0
    0
  • The Swedes joyfully accepted the chances of battle and, advancing with irresistible élan, were, at first, successful on both wings.

    0
    0
  • If he had had all his own originality without the itch of appearing original, he would have made his fascination irresistible.

    0
    0
  • The fear of being imprisoned in a convent for the rest of her life was the determining cause of her irresistible outburst of energy.

    0
    0
  • Then, referring to messages he had received from influential persons in France, Prussia, Austria, Russia and Spain to the effect mentioned above, he adds: - "Well, I will, with God's assistance during the next twelve months, visit all the large states of Europe, see their potentates or statesmen, and endeavour to enforce those truths which have been irresistible at home.

    0
    0
  • The torrent of popular sentiment in favour of war was, however, irresistible; and Cobden and Bright were overwhelmed with obloquy.

    0
    0
  • His cosmopolitanism - which makes him in the modern Imperialist's eyes a "Little Englander" of the straitest sect - led him to deplore any survival of the colonial system and to hail the removal of ties which bound the mother country to remote dependencies; but it was, in its day, a generous and sincere reaction against popular sentiment, and Cobden was at all events an outspoken advocate of an irresistible British navy.

    0
    0
  • Among the most recent writers of comedy we single out Arpad Berczik for his A hdzasilok (The Matchmakers);Ignatius Sulyovsky for his Noi diplomatia (Female Diplomacy); and the above-mentioned Gregory Csiky for his Ellenallhatatlan (The Irresistible), produced on the stage in 1878.

    0
    0
  • In the Mont Cenis tunnel a bed of soft granite was encountered that continued to swell with almost irresistible force for some months.

    0
    0
  • 2 " Queen," " London," " Prince of Wales," " Implacable " and " Irresistible "; " Majestic " and " Prince George "; " Cornwallis " (Duncan class); " Swiftsure " and " Triumph "; " Vengeance," " Albion," " Goliath " and " Ocean " (Canopus class).

    0
    0
  • The three vessels lost, the' " Irresistible," " Ocean " and " Bouvet," were out of date; but of those put out of action the " Inflexible " was a modern ship, and she and another very nearly foundered before they could be got to a place of safety.

    0
    0
  • Such changes are so rapid and on so vast a scale, and the corroding power of the current on the bank so irresistible, that in Lower Bengal it is considered perilous to build any structure of a large or permanent character on its margin.

    0
    0
  • First faintness and irresistible desire to sleep. Then alarming prostration and vomiting.

    0
    0
  • Pursuing his irresistible march, Charles X., with his eyes fixed steadily on Copenhagen, resolved to cross the frozen Great Belt also.

    0
    0
  • The extraordinary mobility of his whole person, and his power of as it were transforming himself at will, are attested by many anecdotes and descriptions, but the piercing power of his eye must have been his most irresistible feature.

    0
    0
  • by Ambrose in the case of Theodosius himself (390); but the temptation to wield it as an instrument of secular tyranny too often proved to be irresistible.

    0
    0
  • The Syrian states were overwhelmed and the advance upon Egypt seemed irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Herzl's personal charm was irresistible.

    0
    0
  • The available evidence points to the irresistible conclusion that on the afternoon of the 18th of July 1762, Peter III., with his consort's connivance, was brutally murdered at Ropsha by Alexius Orlov, Theodore Baryatinski, and several other persons still unknown.

    0
    0
  • After having been maintained till the middle of the century, apparently with irresistible support, they suddenly collapsed under the strain of a season of exceptionally short crops.

    0
    0
  • Had the Four remained united in their views they would still have been irresistible.

    0
    0
  • He had defeated all enterprises by rivals against his throne; he had broken down the power of local chiefs, and tamed the refractory tribes; so that his orders were irresistible throughout the whole dominion.

    0
    0
  • Until the end of 1863 the events in these three regions remain distinct episodes; after that the whole theatre of war is comprised in the "anaconda policy," which concentrated irresistible masses of troops from all sides on the heroic remnants of the Confederacy.

    0
    0
  • By the force of his wide learning and even more of his personality, Ewald exercised for long an all-pervading and almost irresistible influence.

    0
    0
  • Analogy, in its power of transforming unlike and unrelated animals or unlike and unrelated parts of animals into likeness, has done such miracles that the inference of kinship is often almost irresistible.

    0
    0
  • The inference is almost irresistible that the law of gradual transformation through minute continuous change is by far the most universal; but many palaeontologists as well as zoologists and botanists hold a contrary opinion.

    0
    0
  • His father intended him for the law, but his impulses towards an artistic career were irresistible.

    0
    0
  • The great fertility of these regions and the marvellous wealth of their forests are irresistible attractions to industrial and commercial enterprise, but their unhealthiness restricts development and is a bar to any satisfactory increase in population.

    0
    0
  • The mere immobility of the body was sufficient to show that its state was not identical with that of waking; when, in addition, the sleeper awoke to give an account of visits to distant lands, from which, as modern psychical investigations suggest, he may even have brought back veridical details, the conclusion must have been irresistible that in sleep something journeyed forth, which was not the body.

    0
    0
  • Her power is irresistible, even greater than that of the gods; to her was due the strife (battles with Titans, Giants) that raged amongst them of old, before the rule of love began; the world revolves round the spindle, which she holds in her lap. According to the Egyptian theory, she is one of the four deities present at the birth of every human being, her companions being the Daemon (guardian spirit), Tyche (Fortune) and Eros.

    0
    0
  • The advance of the allied army was irresistible.

    0
    0
  • He incurred their special reproaches by his condemnation of the irresistible evolution which impelled Rome to desire exclusive dominion over Catholic Europe and to devote her attention to earthly things.

    0
    0
  • affording but a brief respite in this irresistible evolution.

    0
    0
  • The homely terseness of his style, his abounding humour - rough, cheery and playful, but irresistible in its simplicity, and occasionally displaying sudden and dangerous barbs of satire - his avoidance of dogmatic subtleties, his noble advocacy of practical righteousness, his bold and open denunciation of the oppression practised by the powerful, his scathing diatribes against ecclesiastical hypocrisy, the transparent honesty of his fervent zeal, tempered by sagacious moderation - these are the qualities which not only rendered his influence so paramount in his lifetime, but have transmitted his memory to posterity as perhaps that of the one among his contemporaries most worthy of our interest and admiration.

    0
    0
  • In 1672 the storm broke: the English without a declaration of war tried, unsuccessThe fully, intercept the Dutch Mediterranean fleet; Fre ch y, p fleet; and the French at the same time set forthin apparently irresistible strength to overcome the despised traders of Holland.

    0
    0
  • Paracelsus had burst upon the schools with such novel views and methods, with such irresistible criticism, that all opposition was at first crushed flat.

    0
    0
  • So convincing a sign was irresistible; all the people fell on their faces and acknowledged Yahweh as the true God.

    0
    0
  • For his adventurous and imaginative spirit Italy and the imperial title had an irresistible charm, and in 1154, two years after he had ascended the throne, he crossed the Alps, being crowned emperor at Rome in June 1155.

    0
    0
  • The wealth of their country gave scope for ability within the population and also attracted it from outside: it enabled the kings to organize great monumental enterprises as well as to arm irresistible raids upon the inferior tribes around.

    0
    0
  • By careful training her voice, originally hard and harsh, had become flexible and melodious, and its low and muffled notes under the influence of passion possessed a thrilling and penetrating quality that was irresistible.

    0
    0
  • Seen from an eminence on their surface, the inference is irresistible that these plateaus are fragments of the original tableland, trenched into segments by the formation of the longitudinal and transverse valleys.

    0
    0
  • The Pastaza, however, is subject to irresistible floods caused by the sudden rising of the mountain torrents on its upper course, especially the Toro, which sweep down with such fury that navigation on the river is practically impossible.

    0
    0
  • The possession of firearms places irresistible temptations in the path of unsophisticated and quick-tempered tribesmen.

    0
    0
  • As soon as the news of his banishment spread through the city, the astonishment of the people was quickly exchanged for a spirit of irresistible fury, which was increased by the occurrence of an earthquake.

    0
    0
  • But there is genial, creative power in the very subjectivity of these characters, and a vigorous dramatic life, which is irresistible in its appeal.

    0
    0
  • To this day the name of Malik Kafur is remembered in the remote district of Madura, in association with irresistible fate and every form of sacrilege.

    0
    0
  • The king, Wajid Ali, bowed to irresistible force, though he ever refused to recognize the justice of his deposition.

    0
    0
  • The remainder of the Visigoths, under Alavivus and Fritigern, now began to seek, and ultimately were successful in obtaining (376), the permission of the emperor Valens to settle in Thrace; Athanaric meanwhile took refuge in Transylvania, thus abandoning the field without any serious struggle to the irresistible Huns.

    0
    0
  • It requires no comparison in order to express it in words, for a judgment need not be expressed, and a sensory judgment of pressure is an irresistible belief that a real pressure exists, without waiting for words, or for a comparison which is wanted not to make a sensation a judgment, but to turn a judgment into language: not all judgment then requires comparison with a view to its expression, as supposed by Hobhouse.

    0
    0
  • Moreover, it is transferred in the same irresistible way: frequently we cannot help either feeling pressure, or remembering it, or inferring it; and as there are involuntary sensation and attention, so there are involuntary memory and inference.

    0
    0
  • Jansen answered with his doctrine of Irresistible Grace.

    0
    0
  • There, on the divisions of the wars of religion, had followed an irresistible reaction towards patriotism and national unity.

    0
    0
  • The assembly addressed a pastoral letter to the people of the country, in which, while declining to " admit that the course taken by the seceders was justified by irresistible necessity," they counselled peace and goodwill towards them, and called for the loyal support of the remaining members of the church.

    0
    0
  • Mr Lang regards his conclusion as to the identity between these valets as irresistible.

    0
    0
  • He kills his victim by rolling himself round the body till he breaks its ribs, or suffocates it by one irresistible convolution round its throat.

    0
    0
  • raised an irresistible clamour for a military leader and overthrew the republican constitution for which the De Witts had struggled.

    0
    0
  • The desire which he entertained to visit India, in order to penetrate all the doctrines of the Buddhist philosophy, and to perfect the collections of Indian books which existed in China, grew irresistible, and in August 629 he started upon his solitary journey, eluding with difficulty the strict prohibition which was in force against crossing the frontier.

    0
    0
  • The Umbrians, who were part of the Alpine Celts, had been pressing down into Italy from the Bronze Age, though checked completely by the rise of the Etruscan power in the ioth century B.C. The invention of iron weapons made the Celts henceforth irresistible.

    0
    0
Browse other sentences examples →