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adamantine

 [ad″ah-man´tin]
pertaining to the enamel of the teeth.

ad·a·man·tine

(ad'ă-man'tēn),
Exceedingly hard; formerly used in reference to the enamel of the teeth.
[G. adamantinos, very hard]

ad·a·man·tine

(ad'ă-man'tēn)
Exceedingly hard; formerly used denoting tooth enamel.
[G. adamantinos, very hard]
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Denver-based Adamantine Energy is a two-year-old energy policy consultancy.
The die has been pounded so hard my number is up.My Adamantine Guru - what to do?IrememberbackinYanglayshohowyouboundmewiththeDharmicOath to protect and serve the wishes of the people but always in accordwith the Dharma.
"Time binding" is the power that reconstructs symmetry in the cosmos--and is more or less equivalent to Spenser's Love binding things together with "Adamantine chaines."
In Hawthorne's tale Richard Digby's encrusted body comes to light when a girl and boy creep through a thicket and enter a cave where they, and later their parents, behold the adamantine remains of a "repulsive personage" of "stone"-like and "petrifying quality." Indeed, Digby, in his fanaticism, has become a human stalactite representing coldness of heart toward the "whole race of mortals" (Hawthorne 572-73).
Of course it goes nowhere, earns adamantine resistance and the antis don't even know why.
His deep understanding of science, his boundless energy, his organizational genius, his adamantine integrity, and his ceaseless industry inescapably marked him for leadership.
Pole to celestial pole, through wind like desert sand, an adamantine
Or, in other words, in robust training for this life, which is itself a continual fight with some form of adversary or other, the aim should be to form that solid and adamantine fibre which will endure long and serious attacks upon it, and come out unharmed from them, rather than the ability to perform sudden and brilliant feats, which often exhaust the powers in show, without doing any substantial good.
Like Hevajra, Vajrasatva is the personification of an invocation formula, the 'Adamantine Being" of the Vajradhatu (the adamantine sphere), ultimately identified with Vajradhara as the Sixth and Supreme Buddha.
It's quoted in a museum catalog that also contains evchen's first yom tov, part of a family scrapbook mashed up inside a critical essay along with Hesse's adamantine late comments on doing art wrong, letting it misbehave.