The Syracusans' work was destroyed by a prompt and well-executed attack; and a second counter-work carried across marshy ground some distance to the south of Epipolae and near to the Great Harbour was also demolished after a sharp action, in which Lamachus fell, an irretrievable loss.
But even in this crowning triumph the cramping egotism of his nature - a mental vice which now grew on him rapidly - fatally narrowed his outlook and led him to commit an irretrievable blunder.
At the height of its glory sudden and irretrievable ruin fell upon the Order.
Can I file a petition based on " irretrievable breakdown "?
We would also make the point that when forestry is planted land becomes irretrievable to farming except in the long term.