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maverick

adjective

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deviating from commonly accepted beliefs or practices
  • George Sand's maverick views on marriage scandalized 19th-century French society

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maverick

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Synonyms & Antonyms of maverick (Entry 2 of 2)

a person who does not conform to generally accepted standards or customs
  • there's always one maverick who has to go his own way

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“Maverick.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/maverick. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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