Resistlessly
Resistless Re*sist"less, a. 1. Having no power to resist; making no opposition. [Obs. or R.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. Incapable of being resisted; irresistible. [1913 Webster]

Masters' commands come with a power resistless To such as owe them absolute subjection. --Milton. [1913 Webster] -- {Re*sist"less*ly}, adv. -- {Re*sist"less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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