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adamant

a legendary stone said to be impenetrable, often identified with the diamond or loadstone
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General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers, who directed the excavations, remains one of the founding figures of the excavation methodology, and his adamance that 'every details should .
Taylor also joins them in insisting upon phenomenological accounts of human experience, and his emphasis on humans as self-interpreting agents would have complemented their adamance about the indispensable first person perspective on parenting.
Showing a degree of public adamance not seen much this session, House Speaker Joe Straus said the TSA anti-groping bill will never be considered on the House floor as written, and is 'nothing more than an ill advised publicity stunt.