obstinately :

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  • r  in a stubborn unregenerate manner

  • The French critics may not agree, but with its easy juxtaposition of styles and obstinately hopeful narrative, Welcome to the Voice does make for a decidedly modern opera.
  • I read these words to my wife, who is obstinately oblivious to my humor, style and compassion, and was surprised by her immediate reaction: "How did he get our address?".
  • But my wife has remained obstinately thin, and that is refreshing.
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  • Jon Wertheim: The legacy of Venus and Serena Williams
    NEW YORK -- Legacy is one of those words that gets heavy rotation in sports. And especially here at the U.S. Open, where the grounds are named for Billie Jean King and the main stadium is dedicated for Arthur Ashe. Legacy, though, is one of those words that obstinately resists definition, no matter how hard we try.
    Aug. 29, 2013 - Sports Illustrated

  • Cardinal Joseph Zen in Guardian Unlimited
    It is hard to understand how there can be people who obstinately work for destruction,Zen said.
  • Steve Buyer in NavyTimes.com
    Buyer said the Senate has "obstinately refused to support an innovative" project "despite intense negotiations."
  • Albert Mohler in BP News
    The Roman Catholic Church believes that evangelicals are in spiritual danger for obstinately and disobediently excluding ourselves from submission to its universal claims and its papacy,Mohler wrote. "Evangelicals are concerned that...

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