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- 1. irresistible (vs. resistible), resistless, overpowering, overwhelming
- usage: impossible to resist; overpowering; "irresistible (or resistless) impulses"; "what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object?"
- 2. resistless, supine, unresisting, passive (vs. active), inactive
- usage: offering no resistance; "resistless hostages"; "No other colony showed such supine, selfish helplessness in allowing her own border citizens to be mercilessly harried"- Theodore Roosevelt
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