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recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
abridge - condense or shorten
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
droll - queer and amusing
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure