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 for intransigent
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Intransigent \In*trans"i*gent\, a. [F. intransigeant (cf. Sp.
     intransigente); pref. in- not + L. transigere to come to an
     agreement; trans across + agere to lead, act.]
     Refusing compromise; uncompromising; inflexible;
     irreconcilable. --Lond. Sat. Rev.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason; "he is
             adamant in his refusal to change his mind"; "Cynthia was
             inexorable; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill; "an
             intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal
             tendency" [syn: adamant, adamantine, inexorable,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  74 Moby Thesaurus words for "intransigent":
     adamant, adamantine, ass, bigot, bitter-ender, brawler, bullethead,
     cast-iron, defendant, diehard, disputant, dissentient, dissident,
     dogmatist, donkey, dour, fanatic, firm, flinty, grim, hard,
     hard-core, hardnose, immovable, immutable, implacable, impliable,
     inelastic, inexorable, inflexible, intransigeant, iron,
     irreconcilable, last-ditcher, litigant, maverick, mule, naysayer,
     negativist, noncooperator, objector, obstructionist, obstructive,
     opposer, oppositionist, perverse fool, pighead, plaintiff,
     positivist, protester, purist, quarreler, relentless, resister,
     rigid, rigorous, rock-ribbed, scrapper, standpat, standpatter,
     steely, stern, stickler, stiff, unaffected, unalterable, unbending,
     unchangeable, uncompromising, ungiving, unmoved, unrelenting,
     unyielding, wrangler

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