irrefrangible

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ir·re·fran·gi·ble

 (ĭr′ĭ-frăn′jə-bəl)
adj.
1. Impossible to break; indestructible: irrefrangible cookware.
2. Physics That cannot be refracted.

ir′re·fran′gi·bly adv.
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irrefrangible

(ˌɪrɪˈfrændʒəbəl)
adj
1. not to be broken or transgressed; inviolable
2. (General Physics) physics incapable of being refracted
ˌirreˌfrangiˈbility, ˌirreˈfrangibleness n
ˌirreˈfrangibly adv
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There is something so irrefrangibly modest about Shaw's manner that you think it's all an act, like Rudolf Serkin's way of walking on to the stage somehow plaintively and apologetically.