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- adv. In an obdurate manner; stubbornly, intractably or inflexibly
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an obdurate manner; stubbornly; inflexibly; with obstinate impenitence.
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- adv. in a stubborn unregenerate manner
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a dictator who "obdurately" refused to change his ways.
I first read this story while obdurately at the beach with a friend on a cold, wet day.
However, if the Commission considers the case unusually important, or if the government obdurately ignores the recommendations, the Commission can bring the case to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
I was half-way through Vanish With the Rose before I realized that the person I had picked to be the murderer was obdurately refusing to kill anybody.
Rooted in mystery but set in a cruel, obdurately materialistic world, "Au hasard Balthazar" parallels Balthazar's trials with the downward trajectory of the girl who loves him, Marie Anne Wiazemsky.
When a nation-state obdurately chooses not to control its own banking system, it has committed itself to a course that can lead only to national suicide.
A rudderless bipartisan Congress is no less culpable for the decline, and will be no less responsible for the aftermath than an administration obdurately steaming for the shoals.
Spain are struggling to create chances and Portugal are defending obdurately.
When Tony Hayward, British Petroleum president, recently met with Congress, he obdurately refused to accept blame for the mess in the gulf of Mexico.
Standing alone, but obdurately, on the other side is the Metropolitan Water Reclamation district, a shadowy elected body independent of the City, County, and State in its management of the regional water system.