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Word: contumacious

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


More Vocab Words

::: heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
::: unmitigated - (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
::: generate - cause; produce; create
::: topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
::: verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
::: redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
::: quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
::: degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
::: bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
::: ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral