And on that score, on that ineffable quality called charisma, Walker may face his biggest challenges.
The passages where Phillips articulates that ineffable transport that comes from a particular song are the best in the book.
Sometimes there's a thing in the air, an ineffable thing, that just makes it all work.
late 14c., from Old French ineffable (14c.) or directly from Latin ineffabilis "unutterable," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + effabilis "speakable," from effari "utter," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + fari "speak" (see fame (n.)). Plural noun ineffables was, for a time, a jocular euphemism for "trousers" (1823). Related: Ineffably.