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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct adj. - Refusing to submit to authority; (of Catholics) refusing to attend services of the Church of England.

Usage examples (33)
  • The recusant electors...cooperated in electing a new Senate
  • "recusant," yet was High Sheriff of his county in 1589.
  • He was captured and executed as a recusant and wizard.
  • It boasts three priest-holes, and a rich recusant history. for more
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