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synonyms for mulishly

  • obdurately
  • bullheadedly
  • contumaciously
  • determinedly
  • doggedly
  • firmly
  • fixedly
  • headstrongly
  • indomitably
  • inflexibly
  • intractably
  • opinionatedly
  • persistently
  • pertinaciously
  • pigheadedly
  • recalcitrantly
  • resistantly
  • resolutely
  • resolvedly
  • staunchly
  • steadfastly
  • stolidly
  • tenaciously
  • unamenably
  • unflinchingly
  • unimpressibly
  • unreasonably
  • unreasoningly
  • unrelentingly
  • unwaveringly
  • unyieldingly
  • willfully

antonyms for mulishly

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  • graciously
  • obediently
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How to use mulishly in a sentence

Loving tradition, he dislikes change, and often stands mulishly in the way of necessary progress.
THE LIGHTER SIDE OF SCHOOL LIFEIAN HAY
And as for my managing Peter, they know perfectly well that, though he's a darling, he's just mulishly obstinate.
THE WHOLE FAMILYWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS, MARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN, MARY HEATON
This lad, usually docile to any rein, had suddenly grown mulishly obstinate.
WHILOMVILLE STORIESSTEPHEN CRANE
Wardwell stayed a while, arguing mulishly, but Jim Ray did not move from his position.
THE HILLS OF DESIRERICHARD AUMERLE MAHER
A treasonous step on this mule of a Bookseller's part, thinks Voltaire; but mulishly persisted in by the man.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. X. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
He argued mulishly for a little, then saw that it was hopeless and gave in.
THE COSMIC COMPUTERHENRY BEAM PIPER
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