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Related to impregnability: perilously
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Noun1.impregnability - having the strength to withstand attack
safety - the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions; "insure the safety of the children"; "the reciprocal of safety is risk"
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She has the strength and impregnability of a diplodocus.
The absolute serenity of his manner bespoke an impregnability of purpose before which the words died away on her lips.
The loss of United's impregnability at home, which began under David Moyes, has now made the job of successive Old Trafford managers more difficult.
The paragon of Soviet impregnability outside of the gulag was a meat-processing plant.
A run of six games without a blank from New Year's Day had dented the aura of impregnability at the back as normally water-tight Boro leaked early goals, late goals and from set plays.
The Backhanders also preserved their impregnability againstThe Canny Grannies.
God has turned the seemingly political impregnability of Saraki's dynasty to foolishness.
Fifth, during the Warring States period, the Long Wall was associated with Qi's perceived impregnability (see the citations at the beginning of this essay).
(10) In this context, "No Ear, no Door" suggests the air's integrity and primordial innocence that promises the air's non-concern, a spiritual impregnability.
That is unlikely to reach zero any time soon, owing to the fiscal impregnability of the Ivies and near Ivies.