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After more than 70 years of intransigence, one of the most stubborn numbers in math has finally budged.Disorder Persists in Larger Graphs, New Math Proof Finds|Kevin Hartnett|November 4, 2020|Quanta Magazine
You also can remove the open ones and give the stubborn ones a final blast of steam.Mussels are simple to prepare, and add tasty drama to the table|Martha Holmberg|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
That means the board has the power to overrule even Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who has a history of taking stubborn stances in the name of protecting free expression.Facebook’s independent oversight board is finally up and running|Shirin Ghaffary|October 22, 2020|Vox
Johnson responded on Friday by accusing the EU of being stubborn, saying it has “refused to negotiate seriously for much of the last few months.”The EU and the UK still haven’t reached a post-Brexit agreement. What’s next?|Jen Kirby|October 16, 2020|Vox
So if there’s something I don’t understand, I’m extremely stubborn when it comes to figuring out the answer.This year’s SN 10 scientists aim to solve some of science’s biggest challenges|Science News Staff|September 30, 2020|Science News
But what both men had in common was a streak of rugged individualism, stubbornness, and personal vision.
“The Ladies Who Lunch,” an ode to jaded Manhattanites, stubbornness, and vodka stingers, became one of her two signature songs.Elaine Stritch Pinched My Butt and Changed My Life|Kevin Fallon|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here he finds the ground prepared for the anti-semitic attack on rigidity, stubbornness, inflexibility as Jewish qualities.
He saw no virtue in stubbornness, and he could never have taken pleasure in the refusal to act on something.Washington Is Sorely Missing the Legislative Genius of Howard Baker|James Andrew Miller|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With his trademark stubbornness, Bernhard rewrites history to suit his story.
Had that ugliness and stubbornness been taken out of your heart, you would have been spared much suffering.The value of a praying mother|Isabel C. Byrum
"You are all that I would have you," she answered him, and in his mind he almost cursed her stubbornness, her want of reason.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Just this morning, however, the fact of Cash's stubbornness in keeping to his own side of the line irritated Bud.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
After her first startled glance toward Bristow she stood with her head lowered and with an expression of sulky stubbornness.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.
Only a few of the people who use this expression can have had any experience of the stubbornness of mules.Stories That Words Tell Us|Elizabeth O'Neill