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synonyms for stubborn
- set in one's ways
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How to use stubborn in a sentence
Like him, I’ve hit the so-called “pandemic wall,” a malaise characterized by a slump in productivity, a foggy mind, and in my case, a stubborn case of hives that various doctors I’ve consulted attribute to stress.
Grieving at the way her mother, stubborn and self-sufficient all her life, spent her last confusing, unhappy days.A small town in denial comes face to face with the virus | Will Englund | February 26, 2021 | Washington Post
The large funnel end scrapes thin layers of ice off in a few simple motions, while the thinner, meat-hammer-resembling end does serious damage to stubborn ice buildup.Best ice scraper: Hassle-free ways to get rid of snow and ice | PopSci Commerce Team | February 26, 2021 | Popular-Science
Other features that might better prepare you for serious winters include a brush, the unconventional “magical” scraper design, an ergonomic scraper, a heated blade for stubborn ice, and even a built-in glove.Best ice scraper: Hassle-free ways to get rid of snow and ice | PopSci Commerce Team | February 26, 2021 | Popular-Science
Yalow, born Rosalyn Sussman, described herself as a “stubborn, determined child” and an avid reader who developed an interest in math and chemistry.
Some would call him stubborn for holding out on payoffs from the oil companies.
Several stubborn ideas have steered much of the discourse around health care.
His stubborn efforts to fulfill his dream have yet to pay off, but he carefully lists all the near misses.The Most Depressing Show on Earth: Amongst the Clowns of Newark | Lizzie Crocker | March 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Most importantly, the biggest issue facing the country is our stubborn, stagnant unemployment.
“I was always defiant and stubborn in everything I did,” he said late in life.
This stubborn resistance lent all the more lustre to the piety of our benignant Rulers.
He would at once become stubborn and ugly, because he is not used to our quick, nervous, impatient ways.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin | Mary Hazelton Wade
Billy Woodchuck soon saw that Grandfather Mole was a stubborn old fellow.The Tale of Grandfather Mole | Arthur Scott Bailey
For hours the issue hung in the balance, and at last even the stubborn Lefbvre began to think of retreat.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
For I knew that thou art stubborn, and thy neck is as an iron sinew, and thy forehead as brass.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
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