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contumacious

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given to resisting authority or another's control
  • the judge threatened to charge the contumacious witness with contempt of court

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The first known use of contumacious was in 1583

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“Contumacious.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/contumacious. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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