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do the unthinkable

to do something unexpected Some stores are doing the unthinkable - they're lowering their price.
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She had never been like this before, he would argue--it was monstrous and unthinkable.
For him, the prince, to love this woman with passion, was unthinkable.
On the other hand, it seemed an unthinkable coincidence that a man should dare to enter the room, and that by chance on that very day the papers were on the table.
Life without Princess Mary, little as he seemed to value her, was unthinkable to him.
From its construction Carthoris could but dimly speculate upon its unthinkable antiquity.
For a moment he could not realize the good fortune that had befallen him--all that he could see was the figure of a silent, struggling white man disappearing beneath the surface of the river to unthinkable death in the slimy mud of the bottom.
Into this torrential sewer had unthinkable generations of ulsios pushed their few handsful of dirt in the excavating of their vast labyrinth.
But cat-fights here in the livingroom are unthinkable.
A third-rate sun, with its rag tag and bobtail of insignificant satellites, we float under the same daily conditions towards some unknown end, some squalid catastrophe which will overwhelm us at the ultimate confines of space, where we are swept over an etheric Niagara or dashed upon some unthinkable Labrador.
But the bid of the saint's eyes was mystery, and wonder unthinkable, and eternal life.
The whites were possessed of unguessed and unthinkable ways and purposes.
If an egg survives it goes through all the stages of development that man has passed through during the unthinkable eons since life first moved upon the earth's face.
I sat up, earnestly damning the management of that unthinkable hotel, and was about to spring from the bed to go and make trouble for the night- clerk--him of the apologetic manner and the tallow candle--when something in the situation affected me with a strange indisposition to move.
What others have respected as the dignity of death had to him no existence--was altogether unthinkable.
I use all the hyperbole of metaphor, and tell what centuries of time and profounds of unthinkable agony and horror can obtain in each interval of all the intervals between the notes of a quick jig played quickly on the piano.