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intransigent

  

      adj  
1    not willing to compromise; obstinately maintaining an attitude  
      n     (also)   
  intransigentist  
2    an intransigent person, esp. in politics  
     (C19: from Spanish los intransigentes the uncompromising (ones), a name adopted by certain political extremists, from in-1 + transigir to compromise, from Latin transigere to settle; see transact)  
  intransigence, intransigency      n  
  intransigently      adv  
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intransigent

  
  
hardline, immovable, intractable, obdurate, obstinate, stiff-necked, stubborn, tenacious, tough, unbending, unbudgeable, uncompromising, unyielding  
  
Antonyms     
   acquiescent, compliant, compromising, flexible, open-minded  

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