One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The Local Board leaders have intransigently refused.’
- ‘They are in the same situation as an enemy combatant under arms who has intransigently refused to surrender.’
- ‘But, alas, such advisers still exist and, having sadly misled their customers, continue to intransigently argue the toss with august figures such as the chief financial ombudsman.’
- ‘The real opposite of the sublime is, of course, the intransigently banal and commonsensical.’
- ‘It is a shame that the UN couldn't agree to a legally binding worldwide ban on reproductive cloning, simply because a small group of countries intransigently refused to allow countries to make up their own minds on therapeutic cloning.’
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