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very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem

impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason

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He described the stance of C.V.Vigneswaran was "childish" for his adamancy to have not accepted the invitation of Sri Lankan President in joining with his delegation to participate in the swearing ceremony of Narendra Modi.
In this alternative scenario, the emphasis would extend beyond the valorisation of survival, coping, and relationality, and towards more 'heroic' and radical themes of militancy, contestation, adamancy, perseverence, partisanship, and the refusal to compromise.
Hell's paradox resides in the possibility of inalienable eternal love confronting immutable eternal adamancy. Rejected love is experienced as wrath.
Sandra said: "It was because of the adamancy of Jay Carney to bring out the fact of government corruption and how high up it actually went and that Whitey Bulger is not the only one responsible for my uncle's death.
(134) Another feature is China's adamancy in seeking out scholars, legal experts, and professionals from around the world to instruct and disseminate WTO legal expertise within the Chinese government, legal profession, and universities across China.
Clearly there's some adamancy and admittedly also a bit of covetousness that's at work here, that keeps me working, that provokes in me the wish to have written a thing myself, whether or not in the first place.
"We believe that the government's adamancy in pursuing diversification has to be matched by strong supervisory structure that ensures execution within strict timeframes given the enormity of the projects whether in size or number."
Notable about Timberlake has been his adamancy to keep the manufacture of his furniture in the United States, and woodworkers employed.
As for those who assume that talk shows and television appearances can provide them with political powers, they are actually misinterpreting the need of satellite channels to fill air time and the program for changing a regime that has clearly demonstrated its adamancy on making use of its entire military force in order to remain in power.
"Leyner compulsively takes recognizable verbal forms and idioms and crams them full of nonsense, as a way of exposing as bogus the adamancy and arrogance with which these forms present themselves as logical and meaningful, and the complacency with which we accept them as such." LEV GROSSMAN
The Netanyahu government's adamancy and refusal to acknowledge Palestinian borders and halt settlement construction are what opposed international attempts to revive the peace process and direct negotiations, he said, during a meeting with German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle.
"Rai's adamancy on his statements shows that he is backed by some influential circles in the Vatican which had a decisive role in his election [as Maronite patriarch] and in influencing his approaches to what is happening in the Arab world," Marmal said in a news analysis on Sept.
In this argument, earnest ardor to protect children with profound disabilities has diverged into opposing directions and hardened into adamancy. These stances are premature at best and pernicious at worst.