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used in The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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stubbornly not doing what others want
  • obstinately persisted in manacling their deputies with...
obstinately = stubbornly unyielding to other's wishes
  • He was ready to die with vexation, and obstinately would not promise to row.
  • Mr. Quincy labored hard with the governor to obtain his assent, but he was obstinate.

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