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A treasonous step on this mule of a Bookseller's part, thinks Voltaire; but mulishly persisted in by the man.

And as for my managing Peter, they know perfectly well that, though he's a darling, he's just mulishly obstinate.

WORD ORIGIN

1751, from mule (n.1) + -ish. Related: Mulishly; mulishness.

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