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1‘it's best to lock your bike to something immovable’
fixed, secure, stable, rooted, riveted, moored, anchored, braced, set firm, set fast, fast, firm
stuck, jammed, stiff, unbudgeable
2‘she shook him but he sat immovable’
motionless, unmoving, stationary, still, stock-still, at a standstill, not moving a muscle, rooted to the spot, dead still, statue-like
transfixed, paralysed, frozen
3‘she was so immovable in her loyalties’
steadfast, unwavering, unswerving, resolute, determined, adamant, firm, unshakeable, unfailing, dogged, tenacious, stubborn, obdurate, inflexible, unyielding, unbending, uncompromising, unrelenting, inexorable, iron-willed, strong-willed, steely, dead set
North American rock-ribbed
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