That is an astonishing spell of impregnability, one that looked set to last through to a penalty shoot-out tonight.
They had spent the winter in (p. 120) adding to what nature had made nearly perfect—the impregnability of the entire sector.
If any spot can impress the notion of impregnability it is Kuffstein.
Of course his impregnability gave rise to all manner of stories.
I know they would; after Liege and Namur one knows that modern guns can outlaw any impregnability of the past.
The time came, however, when the ramparts we scaled rose sheer and bare in impregnability.
The castle profited by the road in accessibility, but its impregnability was so far lessened.
Probably that was Martin Jaffry's own impregnability—that he wouldn't have lied about a lady to save himself.
Each visit to Thermopyl has, however, deepened my conviction that Herodotus exaggerated the impregnability of this pass.
In Roman times the site still held its own as one of importance and impregnability.
early 15c., imprenable "impossible to capture," from Middle French imprenable "invulnerable," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + Old French prenable "assailable, vulnerable" (see pregnable). With intrusive -g- 16c., on model of deign, reign, etc. Related: Impregnability.