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Word: contumacious

Definition: stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)


More Vocab Words

::: exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
::: tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
::: jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
::: amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
::: deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
::: topple - become unsteady and fall down
::: rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
::: insightful - discerning; perceptive
::: overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
::: catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes