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1. Incapable of erring; infallible.
2. Containing no errors.


(ɪnˈɛr ənt, -ˈɜr-)

free from error; infallible.
[1645–55; < Latin inerrant-, s. of inerrāns not wandering]
in•er′ran•cy, n.
in•er′rant•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.inerrant - not liable to error; "the Church was...theoretically inerrant and omnicompetent"-G.G.Coulton; "lack an inerrant literary sense"; "an unerring marksman"
infallible - incapable of failure or error; "an infallible antidote"; "an infallible memory"; "the Catholic Church considers the Pope infallible"; "no doctor is infallible"
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But dogs do not perform this function inerrantly. The notion that a dog sniffis not a search and the notion that a dog sniff justifies a search are both based on overblown notions of canine capabilities, a fact that makes the implications of those ideas all the more troubling.
Accordingly, for the literalist, the duty of fidelity to the text of the Bible--to every passage and every statement, not only about doctrine or conduct, but also about history and natural science--arises from the fact that, as the word of God, it is both inerrantly truthful and inherently good.
As the conversation between Leroy and the elk continued, I slipped closer and closer, inerrantly guided by the animal's bugles.