GRE Word List

RECALCITRANT

obstinately defiant of authority or restraint

The meaning of the word recalcitrant is obstinately defiant of authority or restraint.

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WordMeaning
anthema song or hymn of praise or gladness
seclusionthe act of secluding : the condition of being secluded
adverseacting against or in a contrary direction : hostile
inciteto move to action : stir up : spur on : urge on
askewout of line : at an angle
erratichaving no fixed course : wandering
gustythe sensation of taste
irrepressibleimpossible to repress, restrain, or control
woea condition of deep suffering from misfortune, affliction, or grief
apologistsomeone who speaks or writes in defense of someone or something that is typically controversial, unpopular, or subject to criticism