obdurate


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Synonyms for obdurate

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Synonyms for obdurate

stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing

showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings

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Don Stockfish, soul of a mortar, stone of a date, more obstinate and obdurate than a clown asked a favour when he has his mind made up, if I fall upon you I'll tear your eyes out
A strayed Indian from Lake Le Barge was willing to take his place; but Kama was obdurate.
cried the obdurate lady, stamping her foot upon the ground.
Inky Holdem quickly recovered but was bumped when initially challenging at the third bend and found Slaneyside Twirl obdurate afterwards, only getting on top on the run for home to score by a length in 33.
In recent times the West Indies had the obdurate and infuriating Chanderpaul.
The speech at Kot Momin shows he continues to remain obdurate.
It is time President Donald Trump realised that obdurate behaviour even by a super power, will only bring it more headaches not friends.
If we are ready for a "hard Brexit" if they are obdurate, we shall get a sensible settlement.
A great rabbi, though, is blessed with the gift of being able to shepherd even the grumpiest and most obdurate of his flock, and so when Rabbi David Ingber delivered his sermon, I grudgingly listened.
Orville Schell, Arthur Ross director of the Center on US-China Relations in Asia Society, warned that the arbitral ruling now looked destined to radically alter China's interaction not only with its Asian neighbors but with the United States as well, because the ruling 'so undermines China's claims in the South China Sea region Beijing finds itself at a critical juncture: It can either adjust course and seek accommodation with various claimants in these maritime disputes that have put it at odds with not only the Philippines, but with Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and now even Indonesia, or it can double down and become more obdurate.
Rarely did United produce a captivating display under van Gaal, who turned them into obdurate opponents with an over-reliance on possession and little entertainment.
Rarely did United produce a captivating performance under Van Gaal, who turned them into obdurate opponents with an over-reliance on possess ion and little in the way of entertainment.
We believe in meaningful political dialogue for an honorable solution to the Kashmir dispute, but India is responding with military might and is pursuing an unprincipled, unrealistic, insincere and obdurate policy on Kashmir, he added.
I think it is obvious to any impartial observer that Redcar Councils, wilful, obdurate, intransigence, has been the main stumbling block.
Members of the regional business community made repeated appeals for local councils to put aside party politics and support those aspects of the Powerhouse project which could be widely beneficial, and it was clear they were faced with the same obdurate response from Labour: a complete unwillingness to work with other councils, seek compromise, or encourage any form of pluralism in North Eastern politics.