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Stubborn Words


Think you know too many “stubborn words”? Well, I have a few for you to add to your list.



1. unmoved by persuasion, pity, or emotion; stubborn, unyielding.

2. stubbornly resistant to moral influence.


He was obdurateand cantankerous, but there was one thing that could break him.


Obstinate [ob-stuh-nit] (adj.):

1. firmly adhering to ones ideas; unyielding to argument.

2.   characterized by an inflexible attitude.


No matter how much sense her parents tried to put into her, Emily was obstinate.


Inexorable [in-ek-ser-uh-buhl] (adj.):

1. unyielding; unaltered.

2. not to be moved, persuaded, or affected by prayers or entreaties.


One inexorable rule of leading a positive life is to rid yourself of negative-minded people.


Got any more stubborn words? Share them with me!

Twins: Wrath and Wroth

ImageYou know that Wrath, the deadly sin, means anger. Did you know, however, that wrath has a twin brother? I didn’t, until recently. Meet¬†Wroth.

Wroth [rawth, roth or, esp. British, rohth] (adj.):

1. angry.

2. stormy, violent, turbulent.


His wroth blurred his common sense. At that moment, he was ready to do anything.