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1. Not giving way to pressure; hard or inflexible: "She lay on the unyielding concrete of the steps" (T. Coraghessan Boyle).
2. Incapable of being changed; unalterable: "the unyielding grip of war" (James Carroll).
3. Not willing to change or be persuaded; resolute: an unyielding champion of civil rights.

un·yield′ing·ly adv.
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in an unyielding manner
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