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How to use unbending in a sentence

In his own opinion no better agent could have been found in the rle of a stern, unbending republican and fiery Jacobin.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
There were no holidays in the term Joan had set for herself, no unbending, no relaxation from her books.
THE FLOCKMASTER OF POISON CREEKGEORGE W. OGDEN
He was unbending, hard, and lucid only when he spoke on some detail of business, or on some point of policy.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
Dumiger and Marguerite stood side by side, alarmed, but still unbending; and yet the man who spoke to them was of great power.
INTERNATIONAL WEEKLY MISCELLANY, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY 8, 1850VARIOUS
As no one suffered inconvenience at his attitude, however, Shan Tien's expression assumed a more unbending cast.
KAI LUNG'S GOLDEN HOURSERNEST BRAMAH
If it concerns the detail of the reduction of your monthly adequacy, my word has become unbending iron.
KAI LUNG'S GOLDEN HOURSERNEST BRAMAH
And his wife, with her clear moral sense, her unbending Puritan conscience, was doomed to see him fail.
SOUTHERN HEARTSFLORENCE HULL WINTERBURN
Her arms went round him, and tried to draw him to her, but he sat upright like a figure of stone, unbending as a block of granite.
GREIFENSTEINF. MARION CRAWFORD
In the character of Mr. Clarke were combined unbending integrity and conscientiousness, with great kindness of spirit and manner.
MEMORIALS OF THE INDEPENDENT CHURCHES IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRETHOMAS COLEMAN
Should he rather send a message to the proud unbending foe, And Duryodhan's haughty purpose seek by messenger to know?
MAHA-BHARATAANONYMOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UNBENDING

  • adamant
  • bullheaded
  • firm
  • hard-nosed
  • hardheaded
  • indefatigable
  • inexorable
  • inflexible
  • insistent
  • mulish
  • obdurate
  • obstinate
  • perseverant
  • perseverative
  • persevering
  • pertinacious
  • pigheaded
  • relentless
  • resolute
  • rigid
  • single-minded
  • staunch
  • steadfast
  • steady
  • stubborn
  • tenacious
  • tough nut
  • unbending
  • unflagging
  • unshakable
  • unyielding
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