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Like or characteristic of a mule; stubborn, obstinate, balky, etc.
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  1. Like or characteristic of a mule; stubborn, obstinate, balky, etc.
  2. Extremely or irrationally stubborn and intractable.
  3. Characteristic of a mule; stubborn, obstinate, or intractable
Having the ability or capacity to retain knowledge or information with ease:
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  1. Having the ability or capacity to retain knowledge or information with ease:
  2. Having the quality, power, or capacity of retaining.
  3. Having power to retain; as, a retentive memory.
Potentially difficult to escape from.
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  1. Potentially difficult to escape from.
  2. Able or likely to stick.
  3. Covered with an adhesive or viscous substance
Not separable; that cannot be separated or parted
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  1. Not separable; that cannot be separated or parted
  2. Very closely associated; constant:
  3. Impossible to separate or part:
Consisting of, abounding in, or covered with wax.
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  1. Consisting of, abounding in, or covered with wax.
  2. Resembling wax in appearance or texture, as in being pale, pliable, or smooth and lustrous.
  3. (Med.) Designating, of, or characterized by degeneration resulting from the deposit of an insoluble, waxlike substance in an organ
Resembling gum (the substance).
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  1. Resembling gum (the substance).
  2. Having the texture or properties of gum; sticky and viscid.
  3. Covered with gum or a substance resembling gum.
Of or like leather
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  1. Of or like leather
  2. Leathery in texture:
  3. (Botany) Resembling leather; leathery.
(Physics) Having viscosity
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  1. (Physics) Having viscosity
  2. Having a cohesive and sticky fluid consistency; viscid
  3. Viscid; sticky.
Thick and adhesive. Used of a fluid.
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  1. Thick and adhesive. Used of a fluid.
  2. Covered with a viscid substance
  3. Having a cohesive and sticky fluid consistency; viscous
Of the nature of or resembling glue; sticky.
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  1. Of the nature of or resembling glue; sticky.
  2. Glue-like, sticky, viscid.
  3. Gluey; sticky
Having one's mind made up; decided; resolved
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  1. Having one's mind made up; decided; resolved
  2. Marked by or showing determination; resolute:
  3. Decided or resolved:
Extremely persistent or unyielding:
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  1. Extremely persistent or unyielding:
  2. Holding firmly to some purpose, belief, or action, often stubbornly or obstinately
  3. Holding tenaciously or stubbornly to a purpose, opinion, or course of action:
Having a purpose; intentional:
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  1. Having a purpose; intentional:
  2. Having a purpose in mind; resolute; determined.
  3. Having or manifesting purpose; determined:
Having or showing a fixed, firm purpose; determined; resolved; unwavering
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  1. Having or showing a fixed, firm purpose; determined; resolved; unwavering
  2. Firm or determined; unwavering.
Extremely or irrationally stubborn; headstrong.
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  1. Extremely or irrationally stubborn; headstrong.
  2. Unreasonably stubborn.
  3. Blindly stubborn; headstrong
Not giving in readily; persistent; stubborn
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  1. Not giving in readily; persistent; stubborn
  2. Stubbornly persevering; tenacious:
  3. Stubbornly persevering, steadfast.
Realistic; pragmatic.
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  1. Realistic; pragmatic.
  2. Shrewd and unsentimental; practical; matter-of-fact
  3. Stubborn; obstinate; dogged
Determined not to follow orders, advice, etc. but to do as one pleases
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  1. Determined not to follow orders, advice, etc. but to do as one pleases
  2. Determined to do as one pleases, and not as others want.
  3. Showing such determination
Stubbornly adhering to an attitude, opinion, or course of action; obdurate.
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  1. Stubbornly adhering to an attitude, opinion, or course of action; obdurate.
  2. Difficult to manage, control, or treat:
  3. Characterized by such adherence:
Hard to get rid of; unyielding; persistent
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  1. Hard to get rid of; unyielding; persistent
  2. Holding tenaciously or stubbornly to a purpose, opinion, or course of action:
  3. Holding firmly to some purpose, belief, or action, often stubbornly or obstinately
Contrary to what is right or good; wicked or depraved:
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  1. Contrary to what is right or good; wicked or depraved:
  2. Characterized by or resulting from willful opposition or resistance to what is right, expected, or reasonable:
  3. Willfully opposing or resisting what is right, expected, or reasonable:
(Pejorative) Obstinate and stubborn to the point of stupidity.
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  1. (Pejorative) Obstinate and stubborn to the point of stupidity.
  2. Stubborn; obstinate; mulish
  3. Stupidly obstinate.
Stubborn and arrogant or aloof.
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  1. Stubborn and arrogant or aloof.
  2. Stubborn; obstinate
Doing as one pleases; self-willed
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  1. Doing as one pleases; self-willed
  2. Said or done on purpose; deliberate:
  3. Stubborn.
Disposed to dissipation; wild:
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  1. Disposed to dissipation; wild:
  2. Lasting; permanent:
  3. Firmly fixed or fastened:
Legally or formally concluded; definite; final
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  1. Legally or formally concluded; definite; final
  2. Securely fixed in place:
  3. Constant; steadfast:
Free from danger or attack:
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  1. Free from danger or attack:
  2. Not likely to fail or give way; stable:
  3. Reliable; dependable:
Marked by full control over elements or subordinates; firm:
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  1. Marked by full control over elements or subordinates; firm:
  2. Of such close construction as to be impermeable:
  3. Barely profitable:
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