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obstinate
used in Metamorphosis

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stubbornly not doing what others want
  • But since he had been in work he had become more obstinate and would always insist on staying longer at the table, even though he regularly fell asleep and it was then harder than ever to persuade him to exchange the chair for his bed.
    Iii (7% in)
obstinate = stubbornly unyielding to other's wishes
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