The deeper they dig in, the more likely he will back off, postpone action to the indefinite future or invent clever diversions that essentially co-opt the other side's position (his "victory" on welfare reform confounded many conservatives too thickheaded
to see that they had won).
For the most part, critics have seen the pledge between the summoner and demon ironically: The thickheaded
summoner pledges faith to a demon whose obvious motive is to acquire his soul.
In a nutshell, society asks indigent defense lawyers to silence, more often than to assert, claims of constitutional rights, and is well-positioned to get that message across to the stubborn or the thickheaded
Ezra was so impervious - so thickheaded
, really; nothing ever touched him.
Labor's most memorable television pre-election broadcast featured a bulldog -- a traditional symbol of British patriotism but for many associated with the most snarling and thickheaded
form of xenophobia.
because of those thickheaded
persons who think a "church" is a sacred building' when it `should not seem unbecoming if someone describes an assembly of Christians as a "congregation"' (p.
If you want to believe in intellectual freedom and the progress of knowledge and the advancement of science and all those other good things, then you must swallow hard and accept this: for as thickheaded
and wayward an animal as us, the realistic question is how to make the best of prejudice, not how to eradicate it.
A dark-haired Polish child who is taken for either a Gypsy or a Jew loses his parents in the mayhem of war and wanders through the countryside at the mercy of the brutal, thickheaded
peasants he meets in the villages.
What makes little sense, from a behavioral standpoint, is Ralph being so thickheaded
that he can't pick up on Peter's hostile, laser-beam stares.