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It derives from the name of a Spanish political party whose name literally meant "those who will not agree"; what word is it?




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Answer: intransigent

To be uncompromising (you will agree, but only on your terms) is to be intransigent.

The word derives from the Spanish Los Intransigentes (literally: those who will not agree), the name of an extreme republican party in 1870's Spain.

The word intransigentes, in turn, derives from the Latin transigere , come to an agreement.

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