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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishobdurateob‧du‧rate /ˈɒbdjərət $ ˈɑːbdə-/ adjective formal  STUBBORNvery determined not to change your beliefs, actions, or feelings, in a way that seems unreasonable syn stubborn They argued, but he remained obdurate.obduracy noun [uncountable]obdurately adverb
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obdurateGedge smiled less and the attitude was so workman-like, it all seemed hurried and obdurate.Or rather, it was not yet that acceptance, something in Raskolnikov remained obdurate.Remain obdurate and you will hang for your presumption, and many others with you.She remained obdurate despite their pleas.I argued this point with him, but he was obdurate in the matter.Thereafter they learnt to invoke the name of the head of the secret police when dealing with obdurate local officials.Up until now he had been obdurate on the matter, the Emmeline was his, he would not give her up.To avoid further childishness Leonora took refuge in stony, obdurate silence.But then Bath, equally obdurate, struck back.
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