Sentence Examples


  • The scientist in Quinn yearned for answers and it was killing him that Howie was obdurate about limiting his gift.
  • The Diet, which met in 1839, supported the agitation for the release of the prisoners, and refused to pass any government measures; Metternich long remained obdurate, but the danger of war in 1840 obliged him to give way.
  • If Pharaoh still remains obdurate his first-born is threatened (iv.
  • At home Kruger continued as obdurate as ever.
  • He pleaded the duty of a sultan to go to the aid of his subjects when oppressed by one of his servants; but the powers were obdurate, even Russia, much occupied in affairs nearer home, leaving him in the lurch.

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