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obstinate
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • It was in vain to argue with him, for he was a very obstinate man.
  • From the lower part of the face he appeared to be a man of strong character, with a thick, hanging lip, and a long, straight chin suggestive of resolution pushed to the length of obstinacy.
  • But I’ll have a sovereign on with you, just to teach you not to be obstinate."

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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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