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inflexible

inflexible Sentence Examples

  • Richelieu's foreign policy:was as inflexible as his home policy.

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  • The Inflexible weighed soon after 8 A.M.

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  • For the characteristics of these ships and of the " Lord Nelson " and "Inflexible " see 24.897.

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  • Diocletian, having been informed of this conduct, sent for him and earnestly remonstrated with him, but, finding him inflexible, ordered him to be bound to a stake and shot to death.

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  • What the Three Sermons sought to find written small within - a law of inflexible justice or righteousness - part i.

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  • During the next few weeks Cromwell appears to have made once more attempts to come to terms with Charles; but the king was inflexible in his refusal to part with the essential powers of the monarchy, or with the Church; and at the end of December it was resolved to bring him to trial.

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  • Resorting to stimulants after illness, his marked excess in this respect on the occasion of his inauguration as vice-president undoubtedly did him harm with the public. Faults of personality were his great handicap. Though approachable and not without kindliness of manner, he seemed hard and inflexible; and while president, physical pain and domestic anxieties, added to the struggles of public life, combined to accentuate a naturally somewhat severe temperament.

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  • He himself on more than one occasion went to sea with the fleet, and inspired all with whom he came in contact by the example he set of calmness in danger, energy in action and inflexible strength of will.

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  • Here again, however, he failed to satisfy the inflexible emperor and was dismissed to his diocese.

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  • Philo, who tells how any suggestion of appeal by the Jews to Tiberius enraged him, sums up their view of Pilate in Agrippa's words, as a man " inflexible, merciless, obstinate."

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  • If he was imperious in temper and inflexible in his conception of the Christian faith, he possessed a great heart and a great intellect, inspired with an enthusiastic devotion to Christ.

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  • His government was a military despotism resting upon a well-appointed army; it was administered through officials absolutely subservient to an inflexible will and controlled by a widespread system of espionage; while the exercise of his personal authority was too often stained by acts of unnecessary cruelty.

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  • His strong personal will and inflexible opinions had much to do with the resurrection of France; but the very same facts made it inevitable that he should excite violent opposition.

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  • But the fleet also included two semidreadnoughts (" Lord Nelson," " Agamemnon "), the battlecruiser " Inflexible " and the newly completed " Queen Elizabeth," 1 On the naval operations, see also the article Naval History Of The War.

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  • The attacking force was disposed in three groups: (i) the Alexandra, Sultan and Superb, outside the reef, to engage the Ras-el-Tin and the earthworks under weigh; (2) the Monarch, Invincible and Penelope, inside the harbour, to engage the Meks batteries; and (3) the Inflexible and Temeraire, to take up assigned stations outside the reef and to co-operate, with the inshore squadron.

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  • The attempts of the Swedish envoys to obtain a certain amount of toleration for the Bohemian Protestants proved fruitless, as the imperial representatives were inflexible on this point.

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  • " We shall face the future as our ancestors would have faced it, without disquiet, without arrogance, but in solid and inflexible determination."

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  • Little is known of the personal part played by Philip in the events associated with his name, and later historians have been divided between the view which regards him as a handsome, lethargic nonentity and that which paints him as a master of statecraft who, under a veil of phlegmatic indifference and pious sentiment, masked an inflexible purpose, of which his ministers were but the spokesmen and executors.

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  • Later those pads fuse with the anterior end of the centrum of the vertebra to which they belong; where the vertebral column is rendered inflexible, the disks are ossified with the centra and all trace of them is lost.

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  • Men so moved so to act could hardly be commonplace; and so among them we find characters strong and marked, with equal ability to rule and to obey, as William Bradford (1590-1657) and Brewster, Edward Winslow (1595-1655) and Miles Standish (1584-1656), John Winthrop (1588-1649) and Dr Samuel Fuller, and men so inflexible in their love of liberty and faith in man as Roger Williams and young Harry Vane.

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  • But he understood the Gospel as being primarily an assured hope and a holy law, as fear of the Judge who can cast into hell and as an inflexible rule of faith and of discipline.

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  • The bombardment ceased at 5 P.M.; but a few rounds were fired by the Inflexible and Temeraire on the morning of,the 12th at the right battery in Ras-el-Tin lines.

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  • According to later legends, on account of his inflexible integrity he was made one of the judges of the dead in the lower world, together with Aeacus and Minos.

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  • He was of imposing presence and had great conversational powers; but his inflexible integrity was not sufficiently tempered by tact and civility to admit of his winning general popularity.

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  • The three vessels lost, the' " Irresistible," " Ocean " and " Bouvet," were out of date; but of those put out of action the " Inflexible " was a modern ship, and she and another very nearly foundered before they could be got to a place of safety.

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  • inflexible rules.

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  • inflexible barriers, which are very difficult to change.

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  • Elaborate legal enactments codified in Babylonia by the 10th century B.C. find striking parallels in Hebrew, late Jewish (Talmudic), Syrian and Mahommedan law, or in the unwritten usages of all ages; for even where there were neither written laws nor duly instituted lawgivers, there was no lawlessness, since custom and belief were, and still are, almost inflexible.

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  • codex format but this is relatively inflexible.

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  • They can be overly complicated, and people consider the prospect of their money being tied up for decades unattractive and inflexible.

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  • Changing working practices and technological advances have made many jobs more inflexible and automated.

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  • inflexible attitudes.

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  • Although OMR is sometimes thought of as being rather inflexible, it is often the best tool to use.

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  • inflexible funding regime.

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  • inflexible working may give rise to a claim of indirect sex or marriage discrimination under the SDA.

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  • inflexible hours for lower paid staff are key reasons behind recruitment and retention problems.

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  • Flexibility As has been noted elsewhere in this response, CSS is a relatively inflexible scheme.

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  • The suits themselves feel bulky and somewhat inflexible, but are remarkably comfortable overall.

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  • The former are too inflexible; the latter don't work effectively.

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  • This was most of America: willing, eager to learn, but totally inflexible.

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  • The effect will make disabled people feel more fearful of an increasingly inflexible benefit system.

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  • inflexible to change.

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  • But The Master remains inflexible] * Occupation of Iraq illegal, Blair told [' without a further UN resolution ' .

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  • On the other hand, highly co-ordinated funding could become inflexible.

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  • They often have a very logical and direct style of thinking which may seem inflexible to others.

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  • From this you will see that they are proving inflexible on the matter of the cost of the license.

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  • While this might appear inflexible, it does put buyers in a better position than before.

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  • inflexible in terms of both road safety and the rule of law.

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  • These can be deeply ingrained and sometimes lifelong inflexible attitudes and behaviors.

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  • An economic straightjacket of a single currency and an inflexible social model are the real perpetrators.

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  • His fundamental proposition is that there is a fixed, unchangeable order jn the world, a reign of inflexible law (i.

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  • His inflexible will informed the movement directed against the enemy within, against the simoniacal prelate and the princely usurper of the rights of the Church, and prescribed the movement against the enemy without, against the infidel who held the Holy Sepulchre.

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  • (See § 121.) In this form the system is rather inflexible, for if the supply of ingots is delayed the pits grow unduly cool, so that the next ensuing lot of ingots either is not heated hot enough or is delayed too long in soaking.

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  • Don't make the mistake of buying inflexible loft bed plans that will result in a loft that will block a closet, cover a window or create safety concerns over the location of your ceiling fixture or fan.

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  • Due to full-time jobs, family obligations, inflexible schedules or other constraints, on-site degrees aren't viable options for such students, so it's natural to look into online opportunities that allow more personalized study programs.

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  • These are designed to sit around the neck and are either solid, which means that they are inflexible and make a striking piece of jewelry, or they are flexible meaning that they fall into the wearers natural curves.

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  • Spinal fusion leaves the involved portion of the spine permanently stiff and inflexible.

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  • They tend to be inflexible, rigid, with inadequate response to the changes and demands of life.

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  • When the behavior is inflexible, maladaptive, and antisocial, then that individual is diagnosed with a personality disorder.

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  • A deeply ingrained, inflexible pattern of relating, perceiving, and thinking that is serious enough to cause distress or impaired functioning defines a personality disorder.

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  • They tend to be inflexible, rigid, and unable to respond to the changes and normal stresses of life and find it very difficult to participate in social activities.

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  • The person will also undergo physical and occupational therapy to keep the burned areas from becoming inflexible and to minimize scarring.

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  • Earth can also be stubborn, inflexible and indifferent.

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  • Remember, it's far harder to walk in thick, inflexible soles.

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  • Essential Yoga for Inflexible People by Maggie Rhodes is produced by Body Wisdom and features routines that incorporate the use of props such as a chair, a book, a pillow, and a rolled-up blanket.

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  • Yoga for Inflexible People, with instructor Judi Rice, is also produced by Body Wisdom.

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  • If you are extremely inflexible, have chronic pain, or would like to ease your way into a yoga practice for any other reason, restorative yoga at Vayu Yoga Center may be a great start.

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  • Beware, however, of diets that require a lot of calculations -- while these diets may be excellent nutritionally, they are seldom sustainable simply because the calculations make them too complex and inflexible.

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  • An inflexible and shortened hip flexor muscle exerts a small but constant pull on the pelvic bone, tilting the whole hip slightly forward.

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