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  • adv. In an unyielding way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an unyielding manner; firmly.


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unyielding +‎ -ly


  • They stood there, bodies inclined to the storm in the manner of seamen on sloped decks, unyieldingly looking into each other's eyes.


  • From 6-2 and talk of being one of the league's top contenders, they've fallen to 6-4, with an unyieldingly brutal six-game schedule ahead of them and the prospect of a third straight postseason at home looming.

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  • Mitch McConnell for his whole political career was so unyieldingly pro-tobacco industry in my home state of Kentucky, getting payola from them while saying NO to any anti-tobacco legislation, that he has no credibility with me on any of his NO's, especially his NO on health care legislation.

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  •  Hollywood Reporter says, “An unyieldingly cynical exploration of the human heart of darkness with an oedipal climax that makes it a field day for Freudians. ” 13: GAME OF DEATH examines how far one would go for wealth.

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  • The assaults from our enemies were brutal, inventive and unyieldingly savage.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • He was ably abetted by the self-described "progressive pro-lifers" like Catholics United and Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, whose comparisons of abortion to torture gained resonance among those who are unyieldingly opposed to women's reproductive freedoms.

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  • Reagan spun them around brilliantly, used the White House reporters and cameras as hapless props in his melodrama, ignored the tough questions and stuck unyieldingly to his scripted version of reality.

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  • A puppy initially balks at a leash, pulls at it unyieldingly, or simply fails to grasp that he is tethered to it—and thus to you—as he pulls toward that very interesting newspaper wafting down the sidewalk.


  • Yes, it says that Harry's Place does not wish to draw attention to its roots in Straight Left, the most unyieldingly pro-Soviet faction of the old Communist Party of Great Britain.

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  • Love protects fiercely, trusts unyieldingly even when it doesn't understand, hopes unswervingly against all odds, and perseveres no matter what.

    Truth and Love and Everything


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