Example sentences for: intransigent

How can you use “intransigent” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The largest white party bolted, and has taken an increasingly intransigent stance toward Mandela.

  • The conventional understanding at the time was that it was Morris' liberal enemies--George Stephanopoulos, Harold Ickes, and Leon Panetta--who were arguing in favor of fiercely resisting Republican cuts in social spending, while Morris was telling Clinton to distance himself from the intransigent congressional Democrats.

  • But Milosevic remained intransigent.

  • The Sunday papers placed the blame for the deadlock on Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic's intransigent refusal to countenance a NATO-led force as peacekeepers, despite the fact that Kosovo Albanians were holding out for a referendum on independence once the three year interim period covered by the proposed settlement expired.

  • The Post , however, reserved its main praise for Protestant leader Trimble, who, it said, "in wrenching concessions from the intransigent unionists of Northern Ireland, and carrying them through the peace process despite mounting unionist militancy and suspicions of a sell-out to Irish republicanism, pulled off a miracle of biblical proportions."


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