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Newt shook his head adamantly.
James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  determined not to change a decision or belief
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  • Newt shook his head adamantly.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • The shorter guard shook his head adamantly.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • The king was adamant that none of the girls should go.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • A pity for the Nephilim that they have no more favors they can ask of Heaven, and none of the puny instruments of war they forge in their Adamant Citadel can harm me now.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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  • Once upon a time, I’d been adamantly straightedge where nicotine was concerned.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • "I don’t like her," his mother said adamantly.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • There were dozens of clubs soliciting members and notifying all of meetings: there were cat-owner groups—at least ten—a few rabbit groups, six reptile groups, four of them adamantly snake-exclusive.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • General Kayani was adamant that the Americans should not be involved because of the ongoing bad relations between the two countries after the Raymond Davis episode and the bin Laden raid, as well as the killing of some Pakistani soldiers at a border post by a US helicopter.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Local police ignored the obvious evidence that the death-was a hate crime and hypothesized that Donald must have been involved in drug dealing, which his mother adamantly denied.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • Though she intended to march straight to her door, making sure he realized how adamant she’d been about not wanting it to happen again, she snuck a peek over her shoulder and was mortified to realize he’d seen her.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice

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  • When she strikes she’ll find it strong as iron-bound brass, or gold and adamant together mixed.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Chiron had sent search parties of dryads into the forest, on the assumption that they would be safe in their home territory, but he adamantly refused to let demigods join the hunt.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • I tried to explain but he was adamant.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • Kate and Sticky had their doubts, but they were less adamant now.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • Christopher-John set his lips firmly together, folded his plump arms across his chest and was adamant.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • But Erlene was adamant about the girl’s innocence, and if she was telling the truth, it certainly didn’t sound like Angel had either the motive or the opportunity to commit a murder.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • Holder adamantly shakes his head and shushes me with a quick kiss.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • I explained to them that I was relatively powerless to cope with Mrs. Brown when she so adamantly refused to listen to reason.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • I was adamant, cutting, remorseless, insufferable.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Hamish’s jaw was set stubbornly, but Jamie’s face was both encouraging and adamant.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Yet Mr. Bracegirdle had been so adamant about hoarding school, about fresh air and autumn color and starry skies and the many joys of country life ("Stuyvesant.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • DANFORTH, to Herrick: Is he yet adamant?
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • I was about to do a drug deal, something she was adamantly against, and she still loved me.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • Newt had adamantly refused when Thomas asked to see the person he’d risked his life for.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • Papa, to his enduring credit, was adamant.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • But your mother was adamant that you know nothing of Shadowhunters or the Shadow World.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • Jem was adamant.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Colton clipped off the word adamantly.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • Meanwhile, with each of his team’s shots the North Atlanta coach shouted more instructions to his players, ever more adamantly.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • He seemed to have moved beyond his need to assert so adamantly his autonomy, his need to separate himself from his parents.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • HELENA You draw me, you hard-hearted adamant; But yet you draw not iron, for my heart Is true as steel.
    William Shakespeare  --  A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Mom was adamantly pro-choice.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • Mrs. van Daan wanted to save a piece of bread for her darling son, but Mr. van D. was adamant.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • Behind his back, Bast shook her head adamantly.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Doc Daneeka was adamant.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • But Steingarten, the head of Biosyn, was adamant.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Most boys his age still sleep on the pile of their families, but Taniel was adamant: "My brothers have beds to themselves!"
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • The girl looked quite adamant and this was no time for argument.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • He seemed adamant about it.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • Kohler fixed Langdon with an adamant stare.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • "No," he said adamantly.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • You’re normally . uh . rather adamant about walking.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • You are adamant on this?
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • A HEART BENEATH A STONE If you are a stone, be adamant; if you are a plant, be the sensitive plant; if you are a man, be love.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • But Scarlett was adamant.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • Usually I ignore it, but sometimes, when he’s feeling okay, he’s quite adamant about keeping me out and he threatened to call the police when I tried to get past him.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • But I was adamant that we leave immediately.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • The hole in the paper had closed with an adamant bang.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • The bottom, or under surface, which appears to those who view it below, is one even regular plate of adamant, shooting up to the height of about two hundred yards.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • Besides, Isabelle had been there and had always been adamant that Jace had severed Jonathan’s spine with the blade of a dagger and that Jonathan had been quite, quite dead as a result.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
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