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adamant

a legendary stone said to be impenetrable, often identified with the diamond or loadstone
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But the senators manifested adamancy on voting separately, invoking the spirit and intention of the Constitution.
During the meeting, Shoukry stressed Egypt's adamancy on enhancing relations with Eritra and boosting bilateral collaboration in the various fields, which is in line with the country's growing interest to cement relations with the countries in the Horn of Africa.
Williams certainly had the best of it, at least in social-science terms, since Matthews's adamancy that only a Roman Catholic marriage could exempt couples from "living in sin" could sit well only with the most devout Catholics.
Such investor confidence reflects how well the Saudi Arabian government communicated its vision and adamancy to balance the budget by year 2020.
Now that he's officially set to replace President Barack Obama, he seems to be wavering in his adamancy. Here's a look back at what Trump has said about healthcare since his official nomination as the Republican presidential candidate Jul.
Her adamancy suggests a crucial question: what place exists for women like Mrs.
If jewellers are cheated, then traders will leave BJP's side." Kejriwal claimed that BJP MPs and even Union Ministers are in favour of the jewellers' demands contrary to the PM's adamancy. " Even MPs are wondering as to what Jaitley has explained to the PM.
What could be the possible reasons for that adamancy and this credulity?
Children growing with such a mentality often end up as caricatures of adamancy, obstinate in their demands.
The unrepentant Omer al-Bashir has returned with adamancy to his evil diabolic old foxy tricks after reassured by the continued support his regime receives from some members of the UNSC and the African Union (AU).
Addressing a press conference here , he appealed to Imran Khan to do away with adamancy and concentrate on electoral reforms to ensure holding of next elections in a free, fair and transparent manner.
More than two weeks after Imran Khan, head of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) and the maverick cleric Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri took to the streets of the capital Islamabad, the situation in the country is more reflective of Sharif's inability to handle it rather than the irksome adamancy of Khan.