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They have also characterized Sugimoto as my-way-or-the-highway inflexible, when he has made compromises and asserted only certain red lines — like the stone wall — that he feels are essential to his vision.
HOW A ROCK WALL AND POOL OF WATER HAVE THROWN A WRENCH INTO THE REDESIGN OF HIRSHHORN SCULPTURE GARDENPHILIP KENNICOTTAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Expose a neural net to an unfamiliar data set or a foreign environment, and it reveals itself to be brittle and inflexible.
GEOFFREY HINTON HAS A HUNCH ABOUT WHAT’S NEXT FOR AISIOBHAN ROBERTSAPRIL 16, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It took many years for the compulsive thoughts, difficult emotions, and inflexible behaviors to wear away completely.
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Others say they can appreciate the tricky balancing act the USOPC faces but feel some of the organization’s decisions have been inflexible and hindered training, complicating efforts for athletes who have dealt with a year-long Olympic postponement.
THE OLYMPIC TRAINING CENTER IS STATE-OF-THE-ART, BUT SOME ATHLETES TRAIN IN A NEARBY MACY’SRICK MAESEMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On this new album, the riffs are clenched especially tight, but they aren’t inflexible.
EYEHATEGOD’S HIGH-GRAVITY METAL CAN CONNECT YOU TO THE HEAVENSCHRIS RICHARDSMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In a subsequent post, she lathered shampoo on her inflexible strands.
SHE USED GORILLA GLUE AS HAIRSPRAY. AFTER 15 WASHES AND A TRIP TO THE ER, IT STILL WON’T BUDGE.LATESHIA BEACHUMFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Unfortunately, San Diego’s set of stone and steel stormwater infrastructure is a woman set in her ways, inflexible to change by her very nature.
ENVIRONMENT REPORT: THE HIGH COST OF GETTING RID OF WATERMACKENZIE ELMERFEBRUARY 8, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Even the stern, inflexible commander turned to hide an emotion he would have blushed to betray.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
In her voice there was an inflexible sound, that seemed to tell him very clearly it meant what it was saying.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Animated, however, by the spirit of freedom, they endured their privations with inflexible fortitude.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INFLEXIBLE

  • bullheaded
  • contrary
  • dense
  • froward
  • headstrong
  • inflexible
  • insistent
  • intractable
  • mulish
  • obstinate
  • perverse
  • recalcitrant
  • self-willed
  • stiff-necked
  • stupid
  • unyielding
  • willful
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