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 for ineluctable
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ineluctable \In`e*luc"ta*ble\, a. [L. ineluctabilis; pref. in-
     not + eluctabilis to be surmounted, fr. eluctari to struggle
     out of, to surmount: cf. F. in['e]luctable. See Eluctate.]
     Not to be overcome by struggling; irresistible; inescapable;
     inevitable. --Bp. Pearson.
     [1913 Webster]
           The ineluctable conditions of matter.    --Hamerton.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: impossible to avoid or evade:"inescapable conclusion";
             "an ineluctable destiny"; "an unavoidable accident" [syn:
             ineluctable, inescapable, unavoidable]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  45 Moby Thesaurus words for "ineluctable":
     absolute, apodictic, bound, certain, clear, clear and distinct,
     clear as day, conclusive, decisive, definite, determinate, fated,
     fateful, indefeasible, ineludible, inescapable, inevasible,
     inevitable, inexorable, inflexible, irresistible, irrevocable,
     necessary, perfectly sure, positive, predestined, predetermined,
     relentless, resistless, sure, sure as death, sure as fate,
     sure-enough, true, unambiguous, unavoidable, uncontrollable,
     undeflectable, unequivocal, unevadable, univocal, unmistakable,
     unpreventable, unstoppable, unyielding

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