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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNYIELDINGLY

Soft—yes, it was soft, but the way sand is soft, unyieldingly.

In spite of her usual good-nature she was unyieldingly stubborn.

"For that reason, play the part with all your might," he said, unyieldingly.

The Little Doctor struggled to release herself from the arms which held her unyieldingly and tenderly.

That his tastes, so far as music is concerned, were rigidly and unyieldingly classical, there is no room for doubt.

"The Caryatid" is no more the erect figure that bears lightly or unyieldingly the heaviness of the marble.

He had been severe, almost to cruelty, but he had been quite as unyieldingly austere in dealing with himself.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s of persons; 1650s, of substances; from un- (1) "not" + yielding (see yield (v.)).

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