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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - The trait of being unmanageable.

Usage examples (21)
  • So matters were allowed to rest until, with the advent to power of the present Government, the lacuna, which owing to the recalcitrancy of Mr. Justice Madden, had been...
  • This degrading offer must be announced: no discussion or recalcitrancy could help that.
  • If they do not operate, the blame is put not on the subject as taught, but on the indifference and recalcitrancy of pupils.
  • For him in his recalcitrancy there was only a younger son's portion, the little seigneury of Eaucourt, which had been his mother's. for more
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