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1‘such a castle must have been impregnable’
invulnerable, impenetrable, unattackable, unassailable, inviolable, secure, strong, stout, safe, well fortified, well defended
invincible, unconquerable, unbeatable, indestructible
2‘an impregnable parliamentary majority’
unassailable, unbeatable, undefeatable, unshakeable, invincible, indomitable, unconquerable, unstoppable, invulnerable
3‘as a working theory, this is impregnable’
irrefutable, incontrovertible, undeniable, indisputable, incontestable, unquestionable, unassailable, beyond question, beyond doubt, indubitable
flawless, faultless, watertight, airtight, foolproof, without loopholes
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