- stubbornly, Stubbornly persistent, generally in wrongdoing; refusing to reform or repent.
- 1818, w:Percy_Bysshe_Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley,"The Revolt of Islam", canto 4, stanza 9, lines 1486-7,
- :But custom maketh blind and
- :The loftiest hearts.
- (obsolete) Physically hardened, toughened.
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