obstinate

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How came you to persist so obstinately in a falsehood?
Why, to be sure, it'll start from the bottom and go up and go up, and come out so," the carpenter said obstinately and convincingly.
Despite this, he obstinately remains a Canadian citizen as a matter of principle and means of dodging jury duty.
Instead, they seem stuck on the path they have obstinately pursued since the conflict first escalated.
I would have let this go knowing full well as a previous Green candidate in the last election that Ukip are scientifically illiterate and obstinately determined to believe that concern over climate change is nothing more than a leftist, Europhile conspiracy.
He absolved himself of any responsibility when he said that he gave teachers chance after chance which they obstinately missed and called for a leadership assessment in order to affect a change at the apex of the Union.
Furthermore, if one accepts that a "neutral" interest rate might be roughly in line with trend nominal GDP growth, what does a 10-year US treasury yield sitting obstinately at 2.
This is a person who obstinately, after repeated admonitions, persists in a grave sin--cooperating with the crime of procured abortion--and still professes to be a devout Catholic.
THE 70s slogan "It's Scotland's oil" was judged to be the SNP's best - even if most Scots proved obstinately unselfish by voting for parties who carried on sharing the bonanza with the UK.
The British, sticking obstinately to Dr Johnson's spellings, fell behind.
It appears that the GBCC's governing powers remain obstinately resistant to all efforts to dis-inter their heads from the sand, and accept that the EU constitutes a rapidly diminishing factor in the world economy and that Britain's future prosperity lies in forging its own wide-ranging trade links with the greater world - something which our EU membership prevents.
The authors theorized that attractiveness is obstinately linked to perceived age.