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unappeasable

  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; inexorable; relentless; stern; unforgiving; grim.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood

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perseverance

  • noun persistent determination
    persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; pertinacity; persistence.
  • noun the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior
    perseveration; persistence.
    • his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate

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stringent

  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    rigorous; tight.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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dogged

  • adjective satellite stubbornly unyielding
    tenacious; dour; persistent; unyielding; pertinacious.
    • dogged persistence
    • dour determination
    • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
    • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot
    • men tenacious of opinion
  • verb go after with the intent to catch
    go after; chase after; track; dog; trail; tail; tag; give chase; chase.
    • The policeman chased the mugger down the alley
    • the dog chased the rabbit

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intransigence

  • noun the trait of being intransigent; stubbornly refusing to compromise
    intransigency.

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truculent

  • adjective satellite defiantly aggressive
    • a truculent speech against the new government

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inflexible

  • adjective incapable of change
    • a man of inflexible purpose
  • adjective not making concessions
    uncompromising; sturdy.
    • took an uncompromising stance in the peace talks
    • uncompromising honesty

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bigoted

  • adjective satellite blindly and obstinately attached to some creed or opinion and intolerant toward others
    • a bigoted person
    • an outrageously bigoted point of view

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rigorousness

  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters
  • noun excessive sternness
    harshness; stiffness; severity; severeness; inclemency; rigor; rigour; hardness; rigourousness.
    • severity of character
    • the harshness of his punishment was inhuman
    • the rigors of boot camp

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hardheaded

  • adjective satellite unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack
    mulish.
  • adjective satellite guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory
    practical; hard-nosed; pragmatic.
    • a hardheaded appraisal of our position
    • a hard-nosed labor leader
    • completely practical in his approach to business
    • not ideology but pragmatic politics

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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inflexibleness

  • noun a lack of physical flexibility
    inflexibility.

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die-hard

  • adjective satellite tradition-bound and obstinately opinionated
    rock-ribbed.
    • an inflexible (or die-hard) conservative
    • rock-ribbed republican

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unforgiving

  • adjective unwilling or unable to forgive or show mercy
    • a surly unforgiving old woman
  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; inexorable; unappeasable; relentless; stern; grim.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood

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tight

  • adjective closely constrained or constricted or constricting
    • tight skirts
    • he hated tight starched collars
    • fingers closed in a tight fist
    • a tight feeling in his chest
  • adjective satellite pulled or drawn tight
    taut.
    • taut sails
    • a tight drumhead
    • a tight rope

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stubbornness

  • noun the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
    obstinance; obstinacy; mulishness.
  • noun resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
    pigheadedness; self-will; obstinacy; obstinance; bullheadedness.

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rock-ribbed

  • adjective satellite abounding in or bordered by rocky cliffs or scarps
    rockbound.
    • the rock-ribbed coast of Maine
  • adjective satellite tradition-bound and obstinately opinionated
    die-hard.
    • an inflexible (or die-hard) conservative
    • rock-ribbed republican

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unmoving

  • adjective not in motion
    nonmoving.
  • adjective not arousing emotions

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obstinacy

  • noun the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
    stubbornness; obstinance; mulishness.
  • noun resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
    pigheadedness; self-will; stubbornness; obstinance; bullheadedness.

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ossify

  • verb become bony
    • The tissue ossified
  • verb make rigid and set into a conventional pattern
    rigidify; petrify.
    • rigidify the training schedule
    • ossified teaching methods
    • slogans petrify our thinking

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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foursquare

  • noun (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon
    square.
    • you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides
  • adjective satellite characterized by firm and unwavering conviction
    • a foursquare refusal to yield

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obstinate

  • verb persist stubbornly
    • he obstinates himself against all rational arguments
  • adjective tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
    stubborn; unregenerate.

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tenacity

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; pertinacity; persistence.

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resolved

  • adjective satellite determined
    single-minded.
    • she was firmly resolved to be a doctor
    • single-minded in his determination to stop smoking
  • verb bring to an end; settle conclusively
    settle; resolve; decide; adjudicate.
    • The case was decided
    • The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff
    • The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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intractable

  • adjective not tractable; difficult to manage or mold
    • an intractable disposition
    • intractable pain
    • the most intractable issue of our era
    • intractable metal

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undeterred

  • adjective satellite not deterred
    undiscouraged.
    • pursued his own path...undeterred by lack of popular appreciation and understanding"- Osbert Sitwell

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cantankerous

  • adjective satellite stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate
    bloody-minded.
    • unions...have never been as bloody-minded about demarcation as the shipbuilders"- Spectator
  • adjective satellite having a difficult and contrary disposition
    crotchety; ornery.
    • a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers

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severeness

  • noun used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    badness; severity.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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unwavering

  • adjective satellite marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
    firm; unbendable; steadfast; stiff; steady; unfaltering; unshakable.
    • firm convictions
    • a firm mouth
    • steadfast resolve
    • a man of unbendable perseverence
    • unwavering loyalty
  • adjective satellite not showing abrupt variations
    level.
    • spoke in a level voice
    • she gave him a level look"- Louis Auchincloss

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disobedient

  • adjective not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority
    • disobedient children
  • adjective satellite unwilling to submit to authority
    unruly.
    • unruly teenagers

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minded

  • adjective satellite (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
    • civic-minded
    • career-minded
  • verb be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by
    mind.
    • I don't mind your behavior

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stout

  • noun a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
  • noun a garment size for a large or heavy person

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grim

  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; inexorable; unappeasable; relentless; stern; unforgiving.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood
  • adjective satellite shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    macabre; grisly; ghastly; sick; gruesome.
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen

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stiffness

  • noun the physical property of being inflexible and hard to bend
  • noun the property of moving with pain or difficulty
    • he awoke with a painful stiffness in his neck

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resolve

  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; firmness of purpose; resolution; firmness.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work
  • noun a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    resolution; declaration.

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stiff

  • noun an ordinary man
    • a lucky stiff
    • a working stiff
  • noun the dead body of a human being
    remains; clay; corpse; cadaver.
    • the cadaver was intended for dissection
    • the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse
    • the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river
    • honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay

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die

  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
    dice.
  • noun a device used for shaping metal

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unrepentant

  • adjective not penitent or remorseful
    unremorseful; impenitent.
  • adjective satellite stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
    obdurate; obstinate; cussed.

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intransigency

  • noun the trait of being intransigent; stubbornly refusing to compromise
    intransigence.

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unshakable

  • adjective satellite marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
    firm; unbendable; steadfast; stiff; steady; unfaltering; unwavering.
    • firm convictions
    • a firm mouth
    • steadfast resolve
    • a man of unbendable perseverence
    • unwavering loyalty
  • adjective satellite without flaws or loopholes
    watertight; unassailable; bulletproof.
    • an ironclad contract
    • a watertight alibi
    • a bulletproof argument

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necked

  • adjective having a neck or having a neck especially as specified (often used in combination)
  • verb kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion
    make out; neck.
    • The couple were necking in the back seat of the car

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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stroppy

  • adjective satellite obstreperous
    bolshy.

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fixed

  • adjective satellite (of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value
  • verb restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
    repair; touch on; doctor; fix; furbish up; restore; mend; bushel.
    • She repaired her TV set
    • Repair my shoes please

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relentless

  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; inexorable; unappeasable; stern; unforgiving; grim.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood
  • adjective satellite never-ceasing
    unrelenting; persistent.
    • the relentless beat of the drums

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rigidness

  • noun the physical property of being stiff and resisting bending
    rigidity.
  • noun the quality of being rigid and rigorously severe
    rigidity; inflexibility.

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resoluteness

  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resolve; firmness of purpose; resolution; firmness.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work

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ass

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
  • noun a pompous fool

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dour

  • adjective satellite stubbornly unyielding
    tenacious; dogged; persistent; unyielding; pertinacious.
    • dogged persistence
    • dour determination
    • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
    • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot
    • men tenacious of opinion
  • adjective satellite harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance
    forbidding; grim.
    • a dour, self-sacrificing life
    • a forbidding scowl
    • a grim man loving duty more than humanity
    • undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw"- J.M.Barrie

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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hell

  • noun any place of pain and turmoil;
    the pits; hellhole; snake pit; hell on earth; inferno.
    • the hell of battle
    • the inferno of the engine room
    • when you're alone Christmas is the pits
  • noun a cause of difficulty and suffering
    blaze.
    • war is hell
    • go to blazes

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abrasive

  • noun a substance that abrades or wears down
    abradant; abrasive material.
  • adjective satellite causing abrasion
    scratchy.

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resolute

  • adjective firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination
    • stood resolute against the enemy
    • faced with a resolute opposition
    • a resolute and unshakeable faith
  • adjective satellite characterized by quickness and firmness
    unhesitating.
    • his reply was unhesitating

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inexorableness

  • noun mercilessness characterized by an unwillingness to relent or let up
    relentlessness; inexorability.
    • the relentlessness or their pursuit

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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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obstinance

  • noun the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
    stubbornness; obstinacy; mulishness.
  • noun resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
    pigheadedness; self-will; stubbornness; obstinacy; bullheadedness.

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out_to

  • adjective satellite fixed in your purpose
    bent on; dead set; bent.
    • bent on going to the theater
    • dead set against intervening
    • out to win every event

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irreconcilable

  • adjective impossible to reconcile
    unreconcilable.
    • irreconcilable differences

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desperate

  • noun a person who is frightened and in need of help
    • they prey on the hopes of the desperate
  • adjective satellite arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope
    despairing.
    • a despairing view of the world situation
    • the last despairing plea of the condemned criminal
    • a desperate cry for help
    • helpless and desperate--as if at the end of his tether
    • her desperate screams

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hard-line

  • adjective satellite firm and uncompromising
    hardline.
    • a hard-line policy

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rigorous

  • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    strict.
    • rigorous application of the law
    • a strict vegetarian
  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    tight; stringent.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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principled

  • adjective based on or manifesting objectively defined standards of rightness or morality
    • principled pragmatism and unprincipled expediency
    • a principled person

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brassbound

  • adjective satellite inflexibly entrenched and unchangeable
    ironclad.
    • brassbound traditions
    • brassbound party loyalists
    • an ironclad rule
  • adjective satellite having trim or fittings of brass
    • a brassbound campaign chest
    • the heavy brassbound door

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petrify

  • verb cause to become stonelike or stiff or dazed and stunned
    • The horror petrified his feelings
    • Fear petrified her thinking
  • verb change into stone
    lapidify.
    • the wood petrified with time

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inflexibility

  • noun a lack of physical flexibility
    inflexibleness.
  • noun the quality of being rigid and rigorously severe
    rigidity; rigidness.

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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unrelenting

  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    inexorable; unappeasable; relentless; stern; unforgiving; grim.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood
  • adjective satellite harsh
    brutal.
    • the brutal summer sun
    • a brutal winter

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steadfast

  • adjective satellite marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
    firm; unbendable; stiff; steady; unfaltering; unshakable; unwavering.
    • firm convictions
    • a firm mouth
    • steadfast resolve
    • a man of unbendable perseverence
    • unwavering loyalty
  • adjective satellite firm and dependable especially in loyalty
    staunch; unswerving.
    • a steadfast ally
    • a staunch defender of free speech
    • unswerving devotion
    • unswerving allegiance

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pertinacity

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; persistence.

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unregenerate

  • adjective tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
    stubborn; obstinate.
  • adjective not reformed morally or spiritually
    unregenerated.
    • unregenerate human nature
    • unregenerate conservatism

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sturdiness

  • noun the state of being vigorous and robust
  • noun the property of something that is strongly built

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intolerant

  • adjective unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion
  • adjective satellite narrow-minded about cherished opinions
    illiberal.

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rigidity

  • noun the physical property of being stiff and resisting bending
    rigidness.
  • noun the quality of being rigid and rigorously severe
    rigidness; inflexibility.

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inexorability

  • noun mercilessness characterized by an unwillingness to relent or let up
    relentlessness; inexorableness.
    • the relentlessness or their pursuit

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retentive

  • adjective good at remembering
    tenacious; recollective; long.
    • a retentive mind
    • tenacious memory
  • adjective having the capacity to retain something

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bloody-minded

  • adjective satellite stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate
    cantankerous.
    • unions...have never been as bloody-minded about demarcation as the shipbuilders"- Spectator
  • adjective satellite marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed
    bloodthirsty; sanguinary.
    • bloody-minded tyrants
    • bloodthirsty yells
    • went after the collaborators with a sanguinary fury that drenched the land with blood"-G.W.Johnson

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core

  • noun a small group of indispensable persons or things
    core group; nucleus.
    • five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program
  • noun the center of an object
    • the ball has a titanium core

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ironclad

  • noun a wooden warship of the 19th century that is plated with iron or steel armor
  • adjective satellite sheathed in iron plates for protection

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undiscouraged

  • adjective satellite not deterred
    undeterred.
    • pursued his own path...undeterred by lack of popular appreciation and understanding"- Osbert Sitwell

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spartan

  • adjective satellite resolute in the face of pain or danger or adversity
    • spartan courage
  • noun a resident of Sparta

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undismayed

  • adjective satellite unshaken in purpose
    unshaken; undaunted.
    • wholly undismayed by the commercial failure of the three movies he had made

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adamance

  • noun resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible
    obduracy; unyieldingness.

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negotiate

  • verb discuss the terms of an arrangement
    talk terms; negociate.
    • They negotiated the sale of the house
  • verb succeed in passing through, around, or over
    negociate.
    • The hiker negociated the high mountain pass

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unbending

  • adjective satellite incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances
    inflexible; rigid.
    • a rigid disciplinarian
    • an inflexible law
    • an unbending will to dominate
  • verb straighten up or out; make straight
    straighten; unbend.

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firmness

  • noun the muscle tone of healthy tissue
    soundness.
    • his muscular firmness
  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; resolve; firmness of purpose; resolution.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work

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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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mulish

  • adjective satellite unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack
    hardheaded.

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hardline

  • adjective satellite firm and uncompromising
    hard-line.
    • a hard-line policy

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unyieldingness

  • noun resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible
    obduracy; adamance.

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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ossification

  • noun the developmental process of bone formation
  • noun the calcification of soft tissue into a bonelike material

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truehearted

  • adjective satellite unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
    firm; loyal; fast.
    • a firm ally
    • loyal supporters
    • the true-hearted soldier...of Tippecanoe"- Campaign song for William Henry Harrison
    • fast friends

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puritanic

  • adjective satellite morally rigorous and strict
    blue; puritanical.
    • the puritan work ethic
    • puritanic distaste for alcohol
    • she was anything but puritanical in her behavior

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undaunted

  • adjective satellite unshaken in purpose
    unshaken; undismayed.
    • wholly undismayed by the commercial failure of the three movies he had made
  • adjective satellite resolutely courageous
    • undaunted in the face of death

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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ribbed

  • adjective furnished or strengthened with ribs
  • verb form vertical ribs by knitting
    rib.
    • A ribbed sweater

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unyielding

  • adjective satellite stubbornly unyielding
    tenacious; dour; dogged; persistent; pertinacious.
    • dogged persistence
    • dour determination
    • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
    • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot
    • men tenacious of opinion
  • adjective satellite resistant to physical force or pressure
    • an unyielding head support

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severity

  • noun used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    badness; severeness.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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recollective

  • adjective good at remembering
    tenacious; long; retentive.
    • a retentive mind
    • tenacious memory

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exacting

  • adjective having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures
    fastidious.
    • fastidious microorganisms
    • certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements
  • verb claim as due or just
    exact; demand.
    • The bank demanded payment of the loan

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concession

  • noun a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business
    grant.
    • he got the beer concession at the ball park
  • noun the act of conceding or yielding
    conceding; yielding.

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bent_on

  • adjective satellite fixed in your purpose
    dead set; bent; out to.
    • bent on going to the theater
    • dead set against intervening
    • out to win every event

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self-will

  • noun resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
    pigheadedness; stubbornness; obstinacy; obstinance; bullheadedness.
  • noun the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior
    possession; will power; self-possession; willpower; self-control; self-command.

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or

  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Beaver State; Oregon.
  • noun a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations
    operating theatre; operating theater; surgery; operating room.
    • great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic

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relentlessness

  • noun mercilessness characterized by an unwillingness to relent or let up
    inexorableness; inexorability.
    • the relentlessness or their pursuit

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uncompromising

  • adjective not making concessions
    inflexible; sturdy.
    • took an uncompromising stance in the peace talks
    • uncompromising honesty

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impenitency

  • noun the trait of refusing to repent
    impenitence.

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tough

  • noun someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
    street fighter.
  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.

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headed

  • adjective satellite having a heading or course in a certain direction
    • westward headed wagons
  • verb to go or travel towards
    head.
    • where is she heading
    • We were headed for the mountains

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prisoner

  • noun a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
    captive.

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rulebound

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bloody

  • verb cover with blood
    • bloody your hands
  • adjective having or covered with or accompanied by blood
    • a bloody nose
    • your scarf is all bloody
    • the effects will be violent and probably bloody
    • a bloody fight

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will

  • noun the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
    volition.
    • the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
  • noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
    • where there's a will there's a way

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fast

  • noun abstaining from food
    fasting.
  • verb abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    • Catholics sometimes fast during Lent

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stern

  • noun the rear part of a ship
    poop; quarter; after part; tail.
  • noun United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
    Isaac Stern.

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strong-minded

  • adjective satellite having a determined will
    strong-willed.
  • adjective satellite marked by vigorous independence of thought and judgment

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impenitence

  • noun the trait of refusing to repent
    impenitency.

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hard-line

  • adjective satellite firm and uncompromising
    hardline.
    • a hard-line policy

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sternness

  • noun the quality (as of scenery) being grim and gloomy and forbidding
    • the sternness of his surroundings made him uncomfortable
  • noun uncompromising resolution
    strictness.

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firmness_of_purpose

  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; resolve; resolution; firmness.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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strict

  • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    rigorous.
    • rigorous application of the law
    • a strict vegetarian
  • adjective satellite (of rules) stringently enforced
    hard-and-fast.
    • hard-and-fast rules

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unshaken

  • adjective satellite unshaken in purpose
    undaunted; undismayed.
    • wholly undismayed by the commercial failure of the three movies he had made

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obduracy

  • noun resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible
    adamance; unyieldingness.

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decisive

  • adjective determining or having the power to determine an outcome
    • cast the decisive vote
    • two factors had a decisive influence
  • adjective satellite unmistakable
    • had a decisive lead in the polls

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rigourousness

  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters
  • noun excessive sternness
    harshness; stiffness; severity; severeness; inclemency; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; hardness.
    • severity of character
    • the harshness of his punishment was inhuman
    • the rigors of boot camp

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firm

  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    house; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house
  • verb become taut or tauter
    tauten.
    • Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly
    • the rope tautened

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intolerance

  • noun impatience with annoyances
    • his intolerance of interruptions
  • noun unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs

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unfaltering

  • adjective satellite marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
    firm; unbendable; steadfast; stiff; steady; unshakable; unwavering.
    • firm convictions
    • a firm mouth
    • steadfast resolve
    • a man of unbendable perseverence
    • unwavering loyalty

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ossified

  • adjective satellite set in a rigidly conventional pattern of behavior, habits, or beliefs
    fossilised; fossilized.
    • obsolete fossilized ways
    • an ossified bureaucratic system
  • verb become bony
    ossify.
    • The tissue ossified

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stiff-necked

  • adjective satellite haughtily stubborn
    • a stiff-necked old Boston brahmin

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unadaptability

  • noun the inability to change or be changed to fit changed circumstances

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rigid

  • adjective satellite incapable of or resistant to bending
    stiff.
    • a rigid strip of metal
    • a table made of rigid plastic
    • a palace guardsman stiff as a poker
    • stiff hair
    • a stiff neck
  • adjective satellite incapable of compromise or flexibility
    strict.

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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adamant

  • noun very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
    diamond.
  • adjective satellite impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill
    intransigent; adamantine; inexorable.
    • he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind
    • Cynthia was inexorable
    • an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency

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puritanism

  • noun the beliefs and practices characteristic of Puritans (most of whom were Calvinists who wished to purify the Church of England of its Catholic aspects)
  • noun strictness and austerity in conduct and religion

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hardness

  • noun the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure; not easily scratched; measured on Mohs scale
  • noun a quality of water that contains dissolved mineral salts that prevent soap from lathering
    • the costs of reducing hardness depend on the relative amounts of calcium and magnesium compounds that are present

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harshness

  • noun the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
    abrasiveness; scratchiness.
  • noun the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
    roughness.

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bullheaded

  • adjective satellite obstinate and stupid
    bullet-headed; pigheaded.

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fossilised

  • adjective satellite set in a rigidly conventional pattern of behavior, habits, or beliefs
    fossilized; ossified.
    • obsolete fossilized ways
    • an ossified bureaucratic system
  • verb convert to a fossil
    fossilise; fossilize.
    • The little animals fossilized and are now embedded in the limestone

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fossilized

  • adjective satellite set in a rigidly conventional pattern of behavior, habits, or beliefs
    fossilised; ossified.
    • obsolete fossilized ways
    • an ossified bureaucratic system
  • verb convert to a fossil
    fossilise; fossilize.
    • The little animals fossilized and are now embedded in the limestone

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unhesitating

  • adjective satellite characterized by quickness and firmness
    resolute.
    • his reply was unhesitating

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strong-willed

  • adjective satellite having a determined will
    strong-minded.

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determined

  • adjective satellite characterized by great determination
    • a struggle against a determined enemy
  • verb establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
    find out; find; determine; ascertain.
    • find the product of two numbers
    • The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize

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unwilling

  • adjective not disposed or inclined toward
    • an unwilling assistant
    • unwilling to face facts
  • adjective satellite in spite of contrary volition

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rigour

  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; validity; cogency.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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inclement

  • adjective (of weather or climate) severe
  • adjective used of persons or behavior; showing no clemency or mercy
    • the harsh sentence of an inclement judge

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conformity

  • noun correspondence in form or appearance
    conformance.
  • noun acting according to certain accepted standards
    compliance; conformation; abidance.
    • their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices

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implacable

  • adjective incapable of being placated
    • an implacable enemy

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grain

  • noun a relatively small granular particle of a substance
    • a grain of sand
    • a grain of sugar
  • noun foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
    food grain; cereal.

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pigheaded

  • adjective satellite obstinate and stupid
    bullheaded; bullet-headed.

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bent

  • noun a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
    set.
    • the set of his mind was obvious
  • noun grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
    bent grass; bent-grass.

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dead_set

  • adjective satellite fixed in your purpose
    bent on; bent; out to.
    • bent on going to the theater
    • dead set against intervening
    • out to win every event

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do-or-die

  • adjective satellite desperately determined
    desperate.
    • do-or-die revolutionaries
    • a do-or-die conflict

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inclemency

  • noun weather unsuitable for outdoor activities
    bad weather; inclementness.
  • noun excessive sternness
    harshness; stiffness; severity; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; hardness; rigourousness.
    • severity of character
    • the harshness of his punishment was inhuman
    • the rigors of boot camp

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hard-core

  • adjective satellite stubbornly resistant to change or improvement
    • hard-core addicts
  • adjective satellite intensely loyal
    hardcore.
    • his hard-core supporters

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persistent

  • adjective satellite never-ceasing
    unrelenting; relentless.
    • the relentless beat of the drums
  • adjective satellite continually recurring to the mind
    haunting.
    • haunting memories
    • the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty"- Claudia Cassidy

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single

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    bingle.
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; one; 1.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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intransigent

  • adjective satellite impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill
    adamant; adamantine; inexorable.
    • he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind
    • Cynthia was inexorable
    • an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency

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doggedness

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; tenacity; pertinacity; persistence.

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single-minded

  • adjective satellite determined
    resolved.
    • she was firmly resolved to be a doctor
    • single-minded in his determination to stop smoking

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unremorseful

  • adjective not penitent or remorseful
    impenitent; unrepentant.

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persistency

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; pertinacity; persistence.

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puritanical

  • adjective of or relating to Puritans or Puritanism
  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; victorian; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

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adamantine

  • adjective consisting of or having the hardness of adamant
  • adjective satellite having the hardness of a diamond

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faithful

  • noun any loyal and steadfast following
  • noun a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
    fold; congregation.

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no

  • noun a negative
    • his no was loud and clear
  • noun a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
    atomic number 102; nobelium.

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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stubborn

  • adjective tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
    unregenerate; obstinate.
  • adjective satellite not responding to treatment
    refractory.
    • a stubborn infection
    • a refractory case of acne
    • stubborn rust stains

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bullet-headed

  • adjective satellite obstinate and stupid
    bullheaded; pigheaded.
  • adjective satellite having a small round head

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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uncompromisingness

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hell-bent

  • adjective satellite recklessly determined
    • hell-bent on winning

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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stalwart

  • noun a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)
    loyalist.
  • adjective satellite having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
    hardy; stout; sturdy.
    • hardy explorers of northern Canada
    • proud of her tall stalwart son
    • stout seamen
    • sturdy young athletes

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persistence

  • noun the property of a continuous and connected period of time
    continuity.
  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; pertinacity.

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bolshy

  • noun emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
    Marxist; red; Bolshevik; bolshie.
  • adjective satellite obstreperous
    stroppy.

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strictness

  • noun conscientious attention to rules and details
    stringency.
  • noun uncompromising resolution
    sternness.

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pertinacious

  • adjective satellite stubbornly unyielding
    tenacious; dour; dogged; persistent; unyielding.
    • dogged persistence
    • dour determination
    • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
    • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot
    • men tenacious of opinion

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tenacious

  • adjective good at remembering
    recollective; long; retentive.
    • a retentive mind
    • tenacious memory
  • adjective satellite stubbornly unyielding
    dour; dogged; persistent; unyielding; pertinacious.
    • dogged persistence
    • dour determination
    • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
    • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot
    • men tenacious of opinion

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rigidify

  • verb become rigid
    • The body rigidified
  • verb make rigid and set into a conventional pattern
    petrify; ossify.
    • rigidify the training schedule
    • ossified teaching methods
    • slogans petrify our thinking

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impenitent

  • adjective not penitent or remorseful
    unremorseful; unrepentant.
  • adjective satellite impervious to moral persuasion

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demanding

  • adjective requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill
    • found the job very demanding
    • a baby can be so demanding
  • verb request urgently and forcefully
    demand.
    • The victim's family is demanding compensation
    • The boss demanded that he be fired immediately
    • She demanded to see the manager

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will

  • noun the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
    volition.
    • the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
  • noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
    • where there's a will there's a way

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severe

  • adjective satellite intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
    terrible; wicked.
    • severe pain
    • a severe case of flu
    • a terrible cough
    • under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
    • a wicked cough
  • adjective satellite very strong or vigorous
    knockout; hard.
    • strong winds
    • a hard left to the chin
    • a knockout punch
    • a severe blow

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uncharitable

  • adjective lacking love and generosity
    • all pious words and uncharitable deeds"- Charles Reade

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rigor

  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters
  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigour; validity; cogency.

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purpose

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; intent.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun what something is used for
    function; use; role.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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harsh

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly stern
    rough.
    • wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus
    • the nomad life is rough and hazardous
  • adjective satellite disagreeable to the senses
    • the harsh cry of a blue jay
    • harsh cognac
    • the harsh white light makes you screw up your eyes
    • harsh irritating smoke filled the hallway

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cross-grained

  • adjective satellite difficult to deal with
    contrarious.
  • adjective satellite of timber; having fibers running irregularly rather than in parallel
    wavy-grained; curly-grained.

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unbendable

  • adjective satellite marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
    firm; steadfast; stiff; steady; unfaltering; unshakable; unwavering.
    • firm convictions
    • a firm mouth
    • steadfast resolve
    • a man of unbendable perseverence
    • unwavering loyalty

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inexorable

  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; unappeasable; relentless; stern; unforgiving; grim.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood
  • adjective satellite impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill
    intransigent; adamant; adamantine.
    • he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind
    • Cynthia was inexorable
    • an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency

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contrarious

  • adjective satellite difficult to deal with
    cross-grained.

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pigheadedness

  • noun resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
    self-will; stubbornness; obstinacy; obstinance; bullheadedness.

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bullet

  • noun a projectile that is fired from a gun
    slug.
  • noun a high-speed passenger train
    bullet train.

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sturdy

  • adjective satellite having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
    hardy; stalwart; stout.
    • hardy explorers of northern Canada
    • proud of her tall stalwart son
    • stout seamen
    • sturdy young athletes
  • adjective not making concessions
    uncompromising; inflexible.
    • took an uncompromising stance in the peace talks
    • uncompromising honesty

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tenaciousness

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; doggedness; tenacity; pertinacity; persistence.

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steady

  • noun a person loved by another person
    truelove; sweetheart; sweetie.
  • verb make steady
    becalm; calm.
    • steady yourself

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liner

  • noun (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter
    line drive.
    • the batter hit a liner to the shortstop
  • noun a protective covering that protects an inside surface
    lining.

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bullheadedness

  • noun resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
    pigheadedness; self-will; stubbornness; obstinacy; obstinance.

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loyal

  • adjective steadfast in allegiance or duty
    • loyal subjects
    • loyal friends stood by him
  • adjective inspired by love for your country
    patriotic.

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resolution

  • noun a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    resolve; declaration.
  • noun the ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together
    resolving power.

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