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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a rebellious manner.

Usage examples (20)
  • States chiefly to be affected, because their people were then contumaciously engaged in the rebellion.
  • A fourth man had, thereupon, put his hat on his head, and had declared contumaciously that the “assertion was not true”.
  • Having so declared he had contumaciously stalked out of the room, and had banged the door after him — very contumaciously indeed.
  • But if they will not be fools, if they contumaciously refuse to be fools, they disturb the necessary conditions of kingship, and, of course, deserve much reprobation. for more
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