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adamant

a legendary stone said to be impenetrable, often identified with the diamond or loadstone
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When questioned about cocaine use, the patient continued to adamantly deny it.
Adamantly completed a winning treble at Rosehill on Saturday and the stable also notched a double at Kembla Grange.
Some LDP members are adamantly opposed to the plan, saying voting rights should only be given to those with Japanese citizenship.
Spade, who has refused several plea offers from the County, adamantly denies any responsibility of wrong-doing or animal abuse.
He adamantly said he is not upset with the minutes, even though it was the first playoff game of his career and he averaged 36.
Judging from the behaviour of Canadian delegations at United Nations' Conferences, who, over the past seven years, at least, have persistently and adamantly refused to recognize the normal family, its rights and needs, one must conclude that the government now is looking for evidence to justify this attitude.
The organization itself has adamantly refused to bow to any pressures.
Hence, for example, the Congressional fondness for obsolete weapons systems: It doesn't matter if they can't fly or even if the Pentagon has adamantly rejected them; they keep Lockheed Martin and Boeing content.
While some of the center's staff support Rufino, there are others who adamantly oppose her and the new board.
Scientologists are adamantly opposed to psychiatric care.
Despite such boasts, low-flow proponents adamantly oppose a return to a competitive market.