A Word A Day : Obdurate
Word of 8th June 2007: A Word A Day-Obdurate
( Adjective )
His obdurate nature resulted in loss of his job.
She was quite adamant that she would not come.
I don’t want to be unkind, he said in a firm voice.
He had the fixed idea that a woman’s place was in the home.
Lock your bike to something immovable like a railing or a lamppost.
She is obstinate and inflexible in her attitude.
I find him very amenable to reason.
She is a placid and biddable child.
The government, complaint or ever, gave in to their demand.
You need to be more flexible and imaginative in your approach.
The young are mere malleable than the old.
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