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Word: contumacious

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

More Vocab Words

::: sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
::: comestible - something fit to be eaten
::: clavicle - collarbone
::: plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
::: hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
::: gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
::: anomalous - abnormal; irregular
::: epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
::: ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
::: veracious - (of a person) truthful