All Adverb
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  • She said nothing, but her eyes obstinately repeated the same question day after day. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, V3, Martin Anderson Nexo
  • She turned her back on him, and looked obstinately out of the opposite window. Cited from Jean-Christophe Journey's End, by Romain Rolland
  • But the first little one dropped his head obstinately at the tree and stopped short. Cited from Wilderness Ways, by William J Long
  • She remained obstinately determined not to stay a moment longer there than could be helped. Cited from April's Lady, by Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
  • Every one has felt it who has found a child obstinately false. Cited from Alarms and Discursions, by G. K. Chesterton
  • She had nothing to say, and he saw she was obstinately determined to carry her point. Cited from Mavericks, by William MacLeod Raine
  • He bent towards her, but she refused obstinately to look at him again. Cited from The Mischief Maker, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • And he obstinately refused to say a word on the subject of the lost child. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 346, August 1844, Vol. 56
  • The latter had not opened his lips since he had so obstinately resumed his work. Cited from His Masterpiece, by Emile Zola
  • But why have you kept so obstinately away from us? Cited from Rosmersholm, by Henrik Ibsen
  • While the battle was obstinately maintained on both sides, an event happened which decided the victory. Cited from Heroes Every Child Should Know, by Hamilton Mabie
  • But even should he ever so obstinately refuse their demands they might well take their way without his leave. Cited from At Agincourt, by G. A. Henty
  • My characters obstinately refused to come to life, or to take the bit between their teeth. Cited from Play-Making, by William Archer
  • He turned his face to the wall, and remained obstinately silent. Cited from Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley
  • He had obstinately fought the battle down to the last stage. Cited from History of England, James II V. 5, Macaulay
  • Of course I put the evil thought away from me, but still it came obstinately back more than once. Cited from In the Valley, by Harold Frederic
  • They both write that Paris is able and determined to defend itself obstinately. Cited from Life of Henry Reeve, by John Knox Laughton, Vol. 2
  • She obstinately refused all nourishment, and told her mother she did not want to live longer. Cited from Woman's Endurance, by A.D.L
  • To this I must add that he is by no means obstinately conservative. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, Feb 1915
  • Once she saw his shoulders more and he coughed obstinately two or three times. Cited from The Head of the House of Coombe, by F Burnett
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