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inflexible
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Oliver Twist
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  • ’To London, ma’am,’ resumed the inflexible beadle, ’by coach.
  • …being in some sort tempted by time, place, and opportunity, to give utterance to certain soft nothings, which however well they may become the lips of the light and thoughtless, do seem immeasurably beneath the dignity of judges of the land, members of parliament, ministers of state, lord mayors, and other great public functionaries, but more particularly beneath the stateliness and gravity of a beadle: who (as is well known) should be the sternest and most inflexible among them all.

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  • They accused her of being stubborn and inflexible.
  • Things have changed, but she remains inflexible.

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