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unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack

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Dr Massini is sure to remember last time and horses with that sort of mulish streak are best left alone.
THE mulish resistance of David Cameron and his Chancellor George Osborne to an independent inquiry into banks is elevating Conservative Party interests over those of voters.
Sent off second favourite, her task was made easier by odds-on favourite Bravestofthebrave putting in a mulish performance, but she still had to battle under Jamie Spencer and it was only in the last 100 yards that she got the better of 66-1 chance White Fusion by half a length.
Goldsmith saw it as his role to portray in real terms the comedy of his time, and strike a decisive blow at the weeping or sentimental comedy, which he later termed a 'kind of mulish production, with all the defects of its opposite parents, and marked with sterility.
Maria McGlone, of Robroyston in Glasgow, was on of those incensed when the Italian jockey was seen to PUNCH his mulish mount on the head when the horse was reluctant to enter the stalls.
Grasping players and the mulish Fergus McCann and his board have wrecked hopes for the future.
The Only Way Is Essex for David Cameron and Nick Clegg and their mulish obsession with an austerity increasingly rejected by its blameless victims when the failed policy's plunged Britain back into recession.
Also, how is it right a starter's assistant cannot give a mulish horse a flick around the hocks yet it's accepted riders can hit them at the end of a race?
The horse is well known to be difficult and was mulish going down to the start," explained stipendiary steward William Nunneley.
The Dresden bombing in February 1945 led to the publication of several books Slaughterhouse 5 by American Kurt Vonnegut, The Stone Bridal Bed by Dutchman Harry Mulish and Dresden Died With You Johanna by Frenchman Henri Coulonges.
If the kids have been mulish, it's rained cats and dogs and you've generally had a pig of a day, you might sympathise with the four exhausted little donkeys in a new exhibition opening today.
Because Britain needs a plan for economic growth when all the mulish Tories offer is renewed austerity.
It took handlers 20 minutes to load him - only because of his glowing reputation did the starter tolerate his mulish antics for so long.
Obama refused to endorse Cameron's cuts and Britain's paying the price for Cameron's mulish refusal to copy Obama's investment.
2 Gunner B Prince of Wales's Stakes, 1978 While many of Cecil's Ascot heroes were of the blue-blooded variety, here was one who spent his early years in the Yorkshire yard of Geoff Toft, where his mulish behaviour on the gallops led to him being dubbed by Toft's neighbour, Peter Easterby, as "a right bastard".