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Synonyms for adamant

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Synonyms for adamant

very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem

impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason

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The stone cannot be removed from its place by any force, because the hoop and its feet are one continued piece with that body of adamant which constitutes the bottom of the island.
For, if the town intended to be destroyed should have in it any tall rocks, as it generally falls out in the larger cities, a situation probably chosen at first with a view to prevent such a catastrophe; or if it abound in high spires, or pillars of stone, a sudden fall might endanger the bottom or under surface of the island, which, although it consist, as I have said, of one entire adamant, two hundred yards thick, might happen to crack by too great a shock, or burst by approaching too near the fires from the houses below, as the backs, both of iron and stone, will often do in our chimneys.
More obdurate than gate of adamant or brass, this gate of Miss Monflathers's frowned on all mankind.
The former Hoops boss was present when Neil Lennon's side saw off the might of Barcelona and he is d adamant h the crowd's adamant the crowd's backing could make a difference against the Italian giants.
But Mr and Mrs Brown are equally adamant the boys are staying put because of overcrowding at the family's council house in Chestnut Avenue, where there are also two daughters
Joueur D'Estruval had two lengths to spare over Adamant Approach when they met in April, but the runner-up is now officially 5lb better off and factoring in Kiely's claim there will be a 17lb turnaround in the weights.
With the increase of numerous technological advances in the healthcare industry and with local federal legislation pushing for updated technology by 2014, hospital officials are adamant in obtaining as much knowledge solutions and support in order to achieve desired results.
Adamant Approach, a last flight casualty when alongside Like-A-Butterfly, in the 'Supreme Novices' at Cheltenham last March and winner of the Pierse Hurdle at Leopardstown, might have the edge over Native Scout, Rathgar Beau and Ground Ball.
Summary: Some strange images have been spotted on Google street view and fans of Liam Gallagher are adamant he too has been snapped.
The line-up in the Grade 1 Emo Oil Champion Hurdle includes Landing Light and Ansar, fifth and sixth respectively at Cheltenham, and the Willie Mullins-trained novices Davenport Milenium, winner of the two-and-a-half-mile Grade 1 novice hurdle at Punchestown on Wednesday, and Adamant Approach, who
The members of the CAG are adamant in their position,'' said Berta Gonzales Harper, a Canyon Country resident.
If there is an issue - and they have been few - Cypress Care is adamant about resolving them quickly," said Linda McMurray, Vice President of Claims at Builders Insurance Group.
ADAMANT APPROACH, so unlucky in the Gerrard Supreme Novices Hurdle at Cheltenham, looks the one to beat in the other Grade 1 contest on the first day, the Evening Herald Champion Novice Hurdle.
ADAMANT APPROACH, who came close to denying the Irish hotpot Like-A-Butterfly in the Supreme Novices' Hurdle at Cheltenham last month before falling at the last, bids to gain some measure of compensation in the Evening Herald Champion Novice Hurdle.
I had never heard of someone pruning jacaranda flower buds, but the gentleman was adamant about his desire to do so.