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Word: contumacious

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


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::: fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
::: smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
::: singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
::: incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
::: tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
::: bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
::: ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
::: vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
::: eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
::: ligneous - like wood