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Related to hardheadedness: bothering, outsized, smart-alecky, sedulously
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A shame, since Arta Dobroshi in the title role displays just the right mix of vulnerability, hardheadedness and that peculiar sense of East European fatalism.
There's also McCain's temperament, his unimpressive intellect, unpredictability, his bigotry, arrogance, hardheadedness, legendary temper, instability, and his genius for making enemies among the faithful he needs for support.
In this and other ways, Davis's critique is more old Left than new, and it is somewhat refreshing in its hardheadedness and realism.
Much the same affectionate hardheadedness governed Ellen's dealings with her sometimes over-thrifty spouse.
This hardheadedness has enabled them to climb high in a Premiership, that outside the elite three, is more about the ability to do battle than play football that is pleasant on the eye.
He has a reputation for composure and hardheadedness, but his public popularity remains uncertain.
In my opinion, 90 percent of all landlord-tenant problems are solved voluntarily, and for the 10 percent caused by hardheadedness or financial problems on either side, we already have a strong Oregon tenant rights law and a proactive county court system with free mediation.
The tenacity and hardheadedness that allows us to make our films was applied here and we refused to succumb.