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Definition of 'adamant'


  1. very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
       Synonyms: diamond


  1. impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason; "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 tendency"
       Synonyms: adamantine inexorable intransigent

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