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adjective as in uncompromising

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The tide was turning but the intransigent faction needed a few more kicks.

Over the past two decades, Israel has moved toward a more and more intransigent position on the Palestinian issue.

This would allow an intransigent senator could push final passage of the one-week bill into the weekend.

Other sea slaves have described sick deckhands being thrown overboard and intransigent ones being locked in the hold, whipped, or beheaded.

We have a responsibility to help on the hard, intransigent issues that weigh down San Diegans and make them feel hopeless.

He becomes angry, intransigent, furiously scribbling notes; Chaz meets determination with determination.

In fact, the more pro-vaxxers explain the evidence, the more intransigent anti-vaxxers are in their beliefs.

If the deal fell through, “ the rest of the world would see Iran as the intransigent ones, not us.”

Secondly, U.S. Secretary of State Kerry has recently pushed the Arab League towards flexing its intransigent position on borders.

And why is it that the Republicans can be so intransigent and Barack Obama gets blamed?

A year later I found Agoncillo of exactly the same intransigent persuasion.

For the Independent Socialists to the left were intransigent and in voting power insignificant.

Mitzi, who sometimes was present at our discussions, was very intransigent.

Re-elected as a matter of course in 1856, Montt's second term was even more intransigent than his first.

Thus religion acquires a meaning and a reasonableness that the most intransigent rationalist cannot misunderstand.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intransigent, such as: adamant, inflexible, obstinate, resolute, stubborn, and tenacious.

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