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a.1.Having no success.
Successless all her soft caresses prove.
- Pope.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
If it were love, it might be simple, single, successless love on her side alone.
Such was the successless armament of Xerxes described by Herodotus, or the successful expedition of Alexander related by Arrian.
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