“inexorably”

“Inexorably” refers to a process which cannot be changed or stopped; it is something which continues relentlessly. It is mostly used in formal contexts.

* Many feel that the crisis in Iran is moving inexorably towards war.

The first syllable is pronounced like the word “in”, and the second like the word “ex”. The “o” in the third syllable and the “a” in the fourth sound like the “a” in “china”; the final “y” is like the “i” in “pit”, “kit”, and “sit”. The main stress is on the second syllable.

S. UPENDRAN, The Hindu- ‘Know Your English’ Series, April 25, 2005

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