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resistant to physical force or pressure

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However, as Watts points out, Hefner's insistence that his parents were unyieldingly moral and cold may in fact be a myth he created to explain his fascination with sex.
For Agamben, the modern State, in a way which is very similar to a camp, unyieldingly performs a desubjectivization on its citizens, only to later perform a resubjectivization whose aim it is to realize the subjugation of individuals who have ceased being persons, and are instead "nuda vita" in the guise, for example, of numbers.
At the same time, however, this novel, even more so than his first, represents an unrelenting exegesis of the unyieldingly 'provincial' perspective of its characters.
In the debate of form versus function that was almost sure to arise in a building both so stunning and yet in many ways also unyieldingly eccentric, brokers say that when the novelty of 505 Fifth Avenue began to wear off, some tenants found certain aspects of its wild commercial office concept hard to digest.
In a mature career of eight feverishly productive years, Morris Louis made an astonishing number of the most ravishing, mysterious, unyieldingly abstract paintings of the twentieth century.
In search, now, of any more salient implications of the complex 'dysfunctionality of Indonesian Islam' for integration in a multicultural Netherlands, one might firstly pick out the fact that the Islamic intelligentsia of Indonesia only set a course towards doctrinal modernisation under pressure from an unyieldingly secular-minded state authority which was not embarrassed to dictate the cultural criteria for 'legitimate citizenship'.
Unyieldingly inclusive, Patterson - who pops up at art functions all over Eugene - has helped broaden DIVA's mission beyond the founders' original vision of a high-toned art center.
This project was undertaken in such a way that all terrestrial phenomena would not only conform to the hypostatic Uno, but, as Bruno hoped, be also recognizable and acceptable to humans, who are unyieldingly challenged by the same phenomena.
During that time, I was writing poetry which was actually rather clotted and stiff and unyieldingly severe, and that was a period I was going through that I got over.
Catholics, as we are fond of noting, make up a wonderfully diverse family, often highly opinionated and unyieldingly possessive of their parishes.
England will need him to harass unyieldingly the star of the competition, Frederic Michalak.
Politically pragmatic and unyieldingly principled, Jackson was not shy about wielding power.
This moral certainty is reflected in a political language whose starkness and unyieldingly clear moral distinctions has sometimes shocked Europeans, for whom compromise and differentiation are the norm.
The new emphasis thus makes for the possibility of nurture and comfort even in the face of a sometimes unyieldingly awful universe.