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adamantine
American English: /ˌædəˈmænˌtin/
, /ˌædəˈmænˌtaɪn/
British English: /ˌadəˈmantʌɪn/

Translation of adamantine in Spanish:

adjective

  • [literary]
    (rock)
    adamantino
    Example sentences
    • Here is Prometheus, the rebel: nail him to the rock; secure him on this towering summit fast in the unyielding grip of adamantine chains.
    • They need hope - a kind of unflappable, adamantine hope.
    • I am possessed, as much as the next man, of that stiff upper lip, steely resolve and adamantine backbone which make us British positively megalithic in the face of danger.

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