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adamant
used in 1776

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Definition
determined not to change a decision or belief
  • And however adamant he was about the value of spies, as circumstances were, he had none.
    p. 163.2
  • The general was known to want a "decisive action" as the surest way to wind things up quickly—which was also the adamant view of George Lord Germain, from whom he took his orders—and unlike some of his officers, he was certain the Americans would fight.
    p. 143.7
  • He had adamantly opposed the plan, insisting that the Harlem River and King's Bridge were the key to victory.
    p. 209.3

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