Adamant; harsh; dogged;
Being stubborn. Being indifferent to advice.
He is obdurate and will not listen to advice because he is not yielding.
The cat was acting obdurate and stubbornly refused to get off my book.
Ob - du - rate
Ob (Reminds) Object or refuse
Rate (Reminds) Berate
Object to being berated.
You show up on an antedate for a date. How was your date?
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Answer:Not good. Antedate is a date earlier than a given date. You showed up early and your date was not there.