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Overview of adj recalcitrant

The adj recalcitrant has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. fractious, refractory, recalcitrant

(stubbornly resistant to authority or control; "a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness"; "a refractory child")

2. recalcitrant

(marked by stubborn resistance to authority; "the University suspended the most recalcitrant demonstrators")

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