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Synonyms for adamance

resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible

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At the moment, however, when one family member disagrees with the others with sufficient adamance to seek judicial involvement, the probate judge displaces the family as dispositive decision-maker.
Queercore's adamance about its difference, its sense of "us versus them" and of an absolute inside against a monolithic outside, must be grasped as a struggle over distinction.
So that love's newly disengendered voice coiled up from under us, epithet as much as elegy, we of whose adamance much had been made, fraught voice too long taken to, loathe under lifted cloth
In considering the way a legacy of injustice fuels the adamance over abortion, it is helpful to consider three generations of women: those who preceded the feminist movement of the late sixties and early seventies; those who soldiered in it; and those who inherited its gains.
Today, Straus - showing a degree of public adamance not seen much this session - said the bill will never be considered on the House floor "as written.