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Word: insubordination

Definition: disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate


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::: castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
::: actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
::: overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
::: dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
::: practicable - feasible
::: encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
::: Occident - the West
::: haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
::: girth - distance around something; circumference
::: plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious