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- adv. In a stubborn manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a stubborn manner; inflexibly; obstinately.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a stubborn unregenerate manner
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In real life characters often remain stubbornly immune; life-changing events can leave lives oddly unchanged.
I was baffled by this conceptual-leaning gag at the time, but as I've learned more about contemporary art, I remain stubbornly excited about art's capacity to throw me -- albeit figuratively -- across the room, to pull me into a warm embrace, to send my mind deep into thought, or to set my nerves on edge.
Jobless rates remain stubbornly high, and the troubles in the nation's foreclosure system threaten to undermine any revival in the housing market.
John McCain stubbornly insists on continuing a dangerous and failed foreign policy that has clearly made the United States and Israel less secure.
Senator McCain stubbornly insists on pursuing the failed Bush policy that continues to cost so much, while Senator Obama believes it's time to begin a deliberate, careful strategy to remove our troops and compel the Iraqis to take responsibility for their own future.
Outsiders gradually brought influences like barbecue sauce and side dishes, but the core Texas values remain stubbornly intact at these old school joints: meat seasoned only with salt, pepper and smoke, and served without plates or utensils.
With the Roberto Rossellini retrospective opening at MoMA this evening, Fernando F Croce opens Slant's special section: Today, even with Rossellini securely standing next to the likes of Renoir, Ford, Dreyer, and Mizoguchi, the various disconcerting aspects of his work remain stubbornly in place, refusing reductive tidiness.
"Jessie" -- he repeated the name stubbornly -- "I think we'd better drop that subject.
All night in the flash and roar and the strange uncanny smell of blood and black powder smoke, he had stood among the dead and dying calling stubbornly, monotonously:
"I'm very angry indeed!" maintained Margot stubbornly -- nevertheless her hand was in his, and her fingers involuntarily returned his pressure.