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Related to irrevocability: ameliorating, two-fold


Impossible to retract or revoke: an irrevocable decision.

ir·rev′o·ca·bil′i·ty, ir·rev′o·ca·ble·ness n.
ir·rev′o·ca·bly adv.
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She lay on the sofa with her face to the wall, fingering the buttons of the leather cushion and seeing nothing but that cushion, and her confused thoughts were centered on one subject- the irrevocability of death and her own spiritual baseness, which she had not suspected, but which had shown itself during her father's illness.
Datchery should repent, but stopped at a safe distance, on the happy chance of his being uneasy in his mind about it, to goad him with a demon dance expressive of its irrevocability.
Pickwick gave a heavy blow on the table before him, in confirmation of the irrevocability of his intention.
The dogma of European policymakers' infallibility and the irrevocability of every step toward integration collided with reality.
If the Catholic Church teaches that God reveals himself, she does not deny the irrevocability of normative doctrines, but rather she situates such doctrines within a living encounter of God and the human being that manifests itself in history through the tradition of the Church and in the life of every human person through his or her personal relationship with God.
Radford & Clarissa Bryan, Irrevocability of Special Needs Trusts: The Tangled Web That Is Woven When English Feudal Law Is Imported into Modern Determinations of Medicaid Eligibility, 8 Nat'l Acad.
The irrevocability of the sublease rental agreements between GoM and Aman's parent Pembinaan BLT Sdn Bhd (PBLT), a wholly-owned entity of the GoM, is a key rating factor.
A "knowing waiver" permits irrevocability but not implied consent searches, and the voluntariness test permits implied consent searches but not irrevocability.
The Divorce Reform and Matrimonial Causes Act of 1857 struck a significant blow against the principle of coverture, at least in terms of its irrevocability, by allowing women the right to sue for divorce as well as to keep property and earnings gained after separation; husbands, however, were granted the right to divorce wives for adultery whereas women had to prove instead their husbands' cruelty, desertion, or incest.
A moratorium should also be placed on the death penalty, which Human Rights Watch opposes in all circumstances because of its inherent cruelty and irrevocability.
seeming irrevocability of the injustice which the Palestinians had suffered,

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