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obstinate
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Oliver Twist
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  • There’s a obstinate pauper for you!’
  • Bumble shook his head, as he replied, ’Obstinate people, Mr. Sowerberry; very obstinate.
  • Bumble shook his head, as he replied, ’Obstinate people, Mr. Sowerberry; very obstinate.
  • ’Can’t you look at the gentleman, you obstinate boy?’ said Mrs. Mann.
  • ’Change it!’ exclaimed the Jew, exasperated beyond all bounds by his companion’s unexpected obstinacy, and the vexation of the night, ’I will change it!
  • ’Then I do,’ said Sikes, more in the spirit of obstinacy than because he had any real objection to the girl going where she listed.
  • Obstinacy; woman’s obstinacy, I suppose, my dear.’
  • Obstinacy; woman’s obstinacy, I suppose, my dear.’
  • If he were not discharged, it is very unlikely that he could receive any further punishment than being committed to prison as a rogue and vagabond; and of course ever afterwards his mouth would be so obstinately closed that he might as well, for our purposes, be deaf, dumb, blind, and an idiot.’

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  • She is an obstinate child who will not follow the family rules.
  • He is obstinate as a mule.

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