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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Refusal to submit to established authority.

Usage examples (34)
  • "And wasn't it -- I've heard the story, but I'm a bit hazy about it -- wasn't it owing to your -- is 'recusancy' the word?
  • Rectification Campaign, China recusancy laws, England
  • England were enough to make an ambitious father dread recusancy in his son.
  • In the last two years, the Queen's policy on dealing with recusancy had changed. for more
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