Sarah hugged her father, and he kissed her head before pulling away. Since he was a proud, stubborn ex-cop, these moments were rare and she’d have to remember every one for both their sakes.
He passed me in a rush, leaving a wave of citrus in his wake, and me, a tad bewildered. Determined to not transform into a befuddled lunatic, I shut the door and slid my fists in my hoodie’s pockets.
The Great Fruitcake Bake-off, Whispers of Winter set
As the air ambulance took off, he stubbornly held on to consciousness, but was too weak to respond with more than a plaintive look at the nurse.
Sam Bradley w/a McKenna Sinclair
I heard a tiny part of me—the independent, stubborn, emotionally armored part that had carried me down here—screaming from the back of my mind: Don’t give up.
“Smart, beautiful and stubborn. You haven’t changed a bit, Gilda Greco.” He lowered his voice. “After all of this is over, I’m taking you out to dinner.”
He sat back stubbornly and she sighed. “I’m not leaving here without you.”
Cats: Volume #5
“Why this stubbornness to protect Bailey on her own?” A glance passed between Mike and Addie. Brett pushed. “Well…what do you know?”