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adamant

a legendary stone said to be impenetrable, often identified with the diamond or loadstone
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Blyth Valley Housing is adamant that the unauthorised 27ft by 7ft loft has to come down.
WILLIE MULLINS saddled the first two in a valuable handicap hurdle at Punchestown in April, with the apparent second-string Joueur D'Estruval, ridden by Richie Kiely, landing the spoils ahead of Ruby Walsh's mount Adamant Approach.
Earlier, Clounties Hill, a stable-companion of Adamant Approach, might build on the promise of his recent hurdle debut at Gowran by landing the Ferns Novice Hurdle.
Explaining his decision to run Davenport Milenium, who ended Like-A-Butterfly's unbeaten run on Wednesday, and Adamant Approach for a second time this week, Mullins said: "Both seem to have come out of their races well.
Convincing winner of the Pierse Handicap Hurdle at Leopardstown in January, Adamant Approach tracked the leaders coming down the hill at Cheltenham.
Native Scout was giving Adamant Approach 4lb when beaten a length and a half by him in the Pierse, but he was only sixth in the Supreme Novices' and trainer Donie Hassett is worried that Adamant Approach will again prove too strong.
ADAMANT APPROACH, who was cut to 6-1 second favourite by the sponsors for the Tote Gold Trophy after his win in the Pierse Hurdle at Leopardstown on Sunday, is unlikely to run in the Newbury event.
ADAMANT Approach should reward each-way support in the E130,000 Pierse Handicap Hurdle at Leopardstown tomorrow.
Although Bibby has been adamant that the full- court press was not a problem in either UCLA game, something sure changed the way the Trojans handled the ball in those contests.
Jason and deMarco, however, are adamant that their lyrics do not express any agenda, gay or otherwise.
For all the years that I knew Tom he was always very adamant about the the fact that the cab cars were the most dangerous place to be on the train,'' Ormiston said.
J-Lo earned a reputation as a demanding star, but the singer and actress is adamant she doesn't ask for anything extraordinary in her backstage rider.