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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of persons.

Usage examples (28)
  • A truce betwixt Saladin and Conrade of Mountserrat, unless they chanced to be occupied with some occurrences of that very day, so that the lady was obliged to recall her...
  • A feeling of sudden, proud self-confidence, an indocile wish to walk unmoved in spite of grim environments, plainly possessed him, and when he reached the wicket-gate he...
  • Mount Pruno, till, finding disciples there no less indocile to the severity of his discipline than the former, he was determined to pursue himself that rigorous plan of...
  • The cabmen of Paris form a distinct class, a separate society, composed of all sorts of elements -- a turbulent, indocile, rebellious set of men, always in revolt... for more
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