stubbornly


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Synonyms for stubbornly

in a stubborn unregenerate manner

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But very often, and even most often, choice is utterly and stubbornly opposed to reason .
The Trojans are fighting stubbornly and without ceasing at the ships; look where you may you cannot see from what quarter the rout of the Achaeans is coming; they are being killed in a confused mass and the battle-cry ascends to heaven; let us think, if counsel can be of any use, what we had better do; but I do not advise our going into battle ourselves, for a man cannot fight when he is wounded.
Martin was so quietly domineering, so stubbornly persistent--and always so plausible--oh, so plausible
They were backing toward the apartment, stubbornly resisting the advance of a handful of red men who faced them and forced them slowly but inevitably back.
But I stood stubbornly before her, my heart hardened by her hardness, and perversely indifferent to all else.
He remembered staring stubbornly at this spire, and at the rays of light sparkling from it.
He remained stubbornly silent, gazing at Weyrother's face, and only turned away his eyes when the Austrian chief of staff finished reading.
Meekly or stubbornly she returns to bed, and it is no satisfaction to you that you can say, 'Well, well, of all the women
Frequently I threatened that, if he did not do better, he should have another line: then he would stubbornly refuse to write this line; and I, to save my word, had finally to resort to the expedient of holding his fingers upon the pen, and forcibly drawing his hand up and down, till, in spite of his resistance, the line was in some sort completed.
His mighty strokes bade fair to close up the distance between us in short order, for at best I could make but slow progress with my unfamiliar craft, which nosed stubbornly in every direction but that which I desired to follow, so that fully half my energy was expended in turning its blunt prow back into the course.
Then ensued a half-hour of stubbornly fought battle while Tarzan endeavored to drive Numa through the tunnel ahead of him and Numa persistently refused to be driven.
But Lamai, eyes stubbornly sullen, with mutinous foot-stampings and a perfect knowledge that all was clear behind him to leap and flee away if his mother rushed upon him, persisted in retaining his puppy dog.
They would have bought wine for him, at enormous expense, had he not stubbornly stuck to his beer.
They contended stubbornly that they had not discharged their rifles at all, but that their rifles had discharged themselves.
Had I lacked imagination, had I been stupid, had I been stubbornly mulish in having my own way, I should never have got in this pickle.