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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition.

Usage examples (37)
  • The teacher is worried about the froward, intractable child.
  • Thou art wise to go to the hotel, and froward is the man that avoideth it.
  • 32 For the froward is abomination to the Lord: but his secret is with the righteous.
  • He taketh the wise in their own craftiness, and the counsel of the froward is carried headlong (Ps 2: 4; Job 5: 12, 13). for more
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  • He was "forward" (to advance) thinking enough to write a "foreword" (a preface) for his book on his career as a "froward" (stubbornly contrary) soccer "forward." (a player who plays in the front line)
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