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obstinate
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
stubbornly not doing what others want
  • There's a obstinate pauper for you!'
    Chapter 23 — Which Contains the Substance of a Pleasant Conversation.... (40% in)
obstinate = stubbornly unyielding to other's wishes
  • Bumble shook his head, as he replied, 'Obstinate people, Mr. Sowerberry; very obstinate.
    Chapter 5 — Oliver Mingles with New Associates. Going to a Funeral.... (47% in)
  • Bumble shook his head, as he replied, 'Obstinate people, Mr. Sowerberry; very obstinate.
    Chapter 5 — Oliver Mingles with New Associates. Going to a Funeral.... (47% in)
  • 'Can't you look at the gentleman, you obstinate boy?' said Mrs. Mann.
    Chapter 17 — Oliver's Destiny Continuing Unpropitious, Brings a Great.... (44% in)
  • 'Change it!' exclaimed the Jew, exasperated beyond all bounds by his companion's unexpected obstinacy, and the vexation of the night, 'I will change it!
    Chapter 26 — In Which a Mysterious Character Appears Upon the Scene.... (50% in)
  • If he were not discharged, it is very unlikely that he could receive any further punishment than being committed to prison as a rogue and vagabond; and of course ever afterwards his mouth would be so obstinately closed that he might as well, for our purposes, be deaf, dumb, blind, and an idiot.'
    Chapter 41 — Containing Fresh Discoveries, and Showing that Surprises.... (82% in)
  • 'Then I do,' said Sikes, more in the spirit of obstinacy than because he had any real objection to the girl going where she listed.
    Chapter 44 — The Time Arrives for Nancy to Redeem Her Pledge to Rose.... (33% in)
  • 'Obstinacy; woman's obstinacy, I suppose, my dear.'
    Chapter 44 — The Time Arrives for Nancy to Redeem Her Pledge to Rose.... (54% in)
  • 'Obstinacy; woman's obstinacy, I suppose, my dear.'
    Chapter 44 — The Time Arrives for Nancy to Redeem Her Pledge to Rose.... (55% in)

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