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intransigent


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intransigent  \In*trans"i*gent\,  a.  [F.  intransigeant  (cf.  Sp 
  intransigente);  pref.  in-  not  +  L.  transigere  to  come  to  an 
  agreement;  trans  across  +  agere  to  lead,  act.] 
  Refusing  compromise;  uncompromising;  irreconcilable.  --Lond. 
  Sat.  Rev. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intransigent 
  adj  :  not  capable  of  being  swayed  or  diverted  from  a  course; 
  unsusceptible  to  persuasion;  "he  is  adamant  in  his 
  refusal  to  change  his  mind";  "Cynthia  was  inexorable; 
  she  would  have  none  of  him"-  W.Churchill;  "an 
  intransigent  conservative  opposed  to  every  liberal 
  tendancy"  [syn:  {adamant},  {adamantine},  {inexorable}] 




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