obduracy and bad choices are the abundant natural resources of the Middle East.
To have effected that would have required a strength and obduracy of character incompatible with his meek and innocent nature.
His obduracy, with which you are acquainted, has exceedingly increased.
After Washington's success in the Jerseys, the obduracy, and malevolence of the Royalists subsided in some measure.
Mr. Graham recovered; but his old pride and obduracy did not come back.
But I was by no means certain, that I should consent to go out of the world in silence, the victim of this man's obduracy and art.
The obduracy of the Whartons might probably be owing to these two accidents.
I mean not to vindicate his obduracy, yet I wish it were possible it could be surmounted.
We could not afford to quarrel, but the man's obduracy angered me.
Nothing so softens the obduracy of chaste hearts as the certainty of secrecy.