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And is it possible that the Doa can be obdurate to such irresistible attractions?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Still, the Prince foresaw the future, and appealed to the Emperor himself, but the Emperor was obdurate.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Many of these pipes are sculptured from the most obdurate stones and display great delicacy of workmanship.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The old woman meanwhile tried to soften the obdurate wall with melted butter and new milk—but in vain.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The most obdurate heart could not have exacted further patience, and Cæsar instantly gave in.
THE SPYJ. FENIMORE COOPER
Then she pleaded, finding him obdurate: "If you won't go for me, then go for your father."
RIDERS OF THE SILENCESJOHN FREDERICK
She used all her arts of attraction, of seduction, but he remained obdurate.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
Then Leopold appealed to Louis xiv., who also proved obdurate.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
He argued with her gently, but she was obdurate; go she would not.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
But perhaps the mysterious beauty may not be so obdurate as you imagined.
THE MYSTERY OF A TURKISH BATHE.M. GOLLAN (AKA RITA)
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OBDURATE

  • brutish
  • callous
  • cold-blooded
  • coldhearted
  • hard
  • hard-boiled
  • heartless
  • indifferent
  • inhuman
  • insensitive
  • intolerant
  • merciless
  • obdurate
  • pitiless
  • stony
  • uncaring
  • uncompassionate
  • unemotional
  • unfeeling
  • unkind
  • unsympathetic
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