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In practice, though, it’s a mechanism that allows a lone obstinate voice to deny the majority the ability to govern.
The battle was for a long time maintained by both armies with obstinate energy.
Now this is what we call a "pursuit of knowledge under difficulties" of the most obstinate kind.
Obstinate as he was, the girl's frank honesty conquered the angry old man.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
They are sometimes obstinate and are desperate fighters, squealing and neighing on all occasions.
The men in charge of the boat were slow and obstinate, and consequently it took a long time for all to get across the river.
She smiled the pitying smile of one equipped with superior knowledge when confronted with an obstinate, uninformed mind.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The prophet proclaims the covenant of God: and denounces evils to the obstinate transgressors of it.
This may have been maternal partiality, for whilst a mere child, she was somewhat obstinate in disposition, and averse to study.
The more my father tried to reason me out of my desire, the more obstinate I became.

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