"We still don't know," he said, refusing, despite my persistence, to hazard a guess.
John refuses to leave the house, despite the tear gas.
Perhaps a part of him was still refusing to believe, despite all the evidence.
Larcena refused to leave Arizona, despite all the hardships she went through there.
George still refuses to hand over the magazine, despite threats from the convict.
He refused to deal with them, despite his growing knowledge.
A month ago the army steadfastly refused to pass out the gas masks, despite pressure from some politicians and the public.
The army also refused late this week to permit a reporter to enter the battle area, despite the reporter's repeated efforts to do so.
In the past there were reports of teenage children who refused such conversion despite family and official pressure.
Afterwards, they refused to vote on other proposed standards, despite pleas to do so.