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hardheaded adj
1 unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack [syn: mulish]
2 guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory; "a hardheaded appraisal of our position"; "a hard-nosed labor leader"; "completely practical in his approach to business"; "not ideology but pragmatic politics" [syn: hard-nosed, practical, pragmatic]

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