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The Age of Innocence
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obstinate
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The Age of Innocence
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  • Beaufort evidently felt it, and being unused to dismissals, stood staring at her with an obstinate line between his eyes.
  • It was their old interminable argument as to the obstinate unwillingness of the "clever people" to frequent the fashionable, and both men knew that there was no use in prolonging it.
  • The van der Luydens had rescued Madame Olenska from a doom almost as icy; and though there were many other reasons for being attracted to her, Archer knew that beneath them all lay the gentle and obstinate determination to go on rescuing her.

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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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