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obstinate
used in The Once and Future King

13 uses
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Definition
stubbornly not doing what others want
  • He was so certain of the truth of his assertion that he had become obstinate, as people do in violent arguments.
    Book 3 -- The Ill-Made Knight (95% in)
obstinate = stubbornly not doing what others want
  • "Very well," said the Wart obstinately.
    Book 1 -- The Sword in the Stone (40% in)
  • "Ants do," he said obstinately.
    Book 1 -- The Sword in the Stone (81% in)
  • Here and there, in Guillemot Street, there would be an obstinate Kittiwake sitting on a projection and determined to have her rights.
    Book 1 -- The Sword in the Stone (83% in)
  • Twitching noase be one neame," answered the hedgehog obstinately, "and a-twitching of that noase be another, me-aster.
    Book 1 -- The Sword in the Stone (89% in)
  • Kay looked pale but obstinate.
    Book 2 -- The Queen of Air and Darkness (55% in)
  • "Puce," Sir Palomides said obstinately.
    Book 2 -- The Queen of Air and Darkness (57% in)
  • The poor things were so frightened and so pretty, and he only had to stop being obstinate to save their lives.
    Book 3 -- The Ill-Made Knight (65% in)
  • I simply thought he was being obstinate, and I knocked him feet-upwards as he kneeled.
    Book 3 -- The Ill-Made Knight (65% in)
  • If he wanted to save the hermit, let him stop being obstinate and get up and fight.
    Book 3 -- The Ill-Made Knight (66% in)
  • He had wasted the hermit's, apparently through obstinacy, and now I was going to kill the innocent Colgrevance, who had tried to help him.
    Book 3 -- The Ill-Made Knight (66% in)
  • "He was a cad," said Lancelot obstinately.
    Book 3 -- The Ill-Made Knight (91% in)
  • But his was a milder copy; not so red, nor so strong, nor so big, nor so obstinate.
    Book 4 -- The Candle in the Wind (7% in)

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