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obstinate
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The Aeneid
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  • She harbors in her heart a furious hate, And thou shalt find the dire effects too late; Fix’d on revenge, and obstinate to die.
  • These clamors with disdain the Scylla heard, Much grudg’d the praise, but more the robb’d reward: Resolv’d to hold their own, they mend their pace, All obstinate to die, or gain the race.
  • Meantime, with shouts, the Trojan shepherds bring A captive Greek, in bands, before the king; Taken to take; who made himself their prey, T’ impose on their belief, and Troy betray; Fix’d on his aim, and obstinately bent To die undaunted, or to circumvent.

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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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