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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.
THE PESKY PANDEMIC WALLANNE QUITOMARCH 3, 2021QUARTZ
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 VIRUSWILL ENGLUNDFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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 ICEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 26, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
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 ICEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 26, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Yalow, born Rosalyn Sussman, described herself as a “stubborn, determined child” and an avid reader who developed an interest in math and chemistry.
TOP 10 SCIENCE ANNIVERSARIES TO CELEBRATE IN 2021TOM SIEGFRIEDFEBRUARY 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
This stubborn resistance lent all the more lustre to the piety of our benignant Rulers.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
He would at once become stubborn and ugly, because he is not used to our quick, nervous, impatient ways.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Billy Woodchuck soon saw that Grandfather Mole was a stubborn old fellow.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
For hours the issue hung in the balance, and at last even the stubborn Lefbvre began to think of retreat.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. 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 VERSIONVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO STUBBORN

  • adamant
  • inflexible
  • obstinate
  • resolute
  • stubborn
  • tenacious
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