hidebound


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not tolerant of the beliefs or opinions of others, for example

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stubbornly conservative and narrow-minded

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Finally, in our "Last Word" op ed column--a space usually reserved for the opinions of the venerable and titled in the industry--we get the lowdown from Matt Rosenhoover, a young account executive at The Barclay Group, who explains why insurance is anything but hidebound, boring and risk averse.
Plucked from retirement by investor Henry Kravis to reinvigorate a hidebound British brokerage, Plumeri managed to turn Kravis' $300 million investment into $3 billion.
Entering the rotary volumetric filling market was a bold move but a very positive statement of our intent that we will not be hidebound by what have become accepted practices and principles.
THE books reviewed on these pages are occasionally so specialised and limited in their potential audience - hidebound compendia of bloodstock sales returns 1973-82 anyone?
As recording equipment becomes cheaper, and as it becomes easier for musicians and filmmakers to upload their wares to the Internet, real talent will be recognized and popularized without the approval of a hidebound entertainment industry.
Without hidebound European regulations Australians are free to blend grapes grown across this vast area, enabling their wine companies to build brands, which need not be tied to a defined piece of land.
However, and to his great dismay, he cannot convince these hidebound merchants.
Alpine troops were common enough in Europe but a completely new idea for a hidebound Old Army in rapid transition.
Crime is rocketing because we haven't got enough police on the streets to contain it and the ones we have are hidebound by laws which favour the criminals and not the victims.
But he sees the big picture as well, and he is neither hidebound nor overpermissive.
Although his music sounds "modern," it should prove to be quite listenable to all but the most hidebound of conservative listeners.
In place of cliches of hidebound continuity, this volume offers arguments for the volatile nature of the papal court and politics.
But there is more to the backlash than hidebound resistance to change.
But the meat industry, still hidebound, stuck to its guns.
And if that means looking outside the hidebound traditions that have been around longer than many of us care to measure, we'll do it.