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  • 141difficult — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, abstruse, adverse, antagonistic, arduous, awkward, baffling, beyond one, bloody minded, brutal, burdensome, cantankerous, complex, complicated, conflicting, contrary, counter, counteractive, crabbed, cramp,… …

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  • 142disobedient — Synonyms and related words: anarchic, at odds, averse, bad, contrary, contumacious, cross grained, cursory, deaf to, declinatory, defiant, delinquent, derelict, differing, disagreeing, disinclined, disregardful, forced, fractious, froward,… …

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  • 143froward — Synonyms and related words: balky, cantankerous, contrary, cross grained, difficult, disobedient, indisciplined, irascible, lawless, naughty, nonconforming, obstinate, ornery, perverse, recusant, restive, self willed, stuffy, sulky, sullen,… …

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  • 144restive — Synonyms and related words: antsy, antsy pantsy, anxious, apathetic, backward, balking, balky, beefing, bellyaching, beyond control, bigoted, bitching, breachy, breathless, bulldogged, bulletheaded, bullheaded, case hardened, chafing, complaining …

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  • 145rogue — Synonyms and related words: SOB, bad boy, balker, balky horse, bastard, blackguard, blighter, booger, bounder, buffoon, bugger, bum, cad, charlatan, cheat, churl, contumacious, creep, crock, cross grained, crowbait, cur, cutup, dastard, devil,… …

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  • 146stuffy — Synonyms and related words: Quakerish, Victorian, accordant, airless, anal, arid, arrogant, authoritarian, bad, bad smelling, barren, bigot, bigoted, blah, blank, bloated, bloodless, bombastic, borne, bourgeois, breathless, breezeless,… …

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  • 147vinegarish — Synonyms and related words: acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acescent, bearish, bilious, bitter, cankered, choleric, crab, crabbed, cranky, cross grained, crotchety, dry, dyspeptic, embittered, green, jaundiced, ornery, pickled, pungent, sec, sour, sour …

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  • 148wayward — Synonyms and related words: Adamic, Paphian, adrift, afloat, alternating, amorphous, arbitrary, backsliding, balky, cantankerous, capricious, carnal, chambering, changeable, changeful, contrary, cranky, cross grained, crotchety, desultory,… …

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  • 149wrongheaded — Synonyms and related words: Boeotian, asinine, balky, beef brained, beef witted, blockish, bovine, bullheaded, cantankerous, chumpish, cloddish, contrary, cowish, crass, cross grained, dense, difficult, doltish, dullard, dumb, duncical, duncish,… …

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  • 150þwéortimbre — adj cross grained?, stubborn …

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  • 151 — 【교】 다리 교량; 시렁; 어그러지다; 업신여기다; 가로나무; 가마; 나무 이름; 세차다 木 (나무목) + (큰나무교) 木부 12획 (총16획) [1] [n] bridge; any bridge like structure [2] beams of a structure [3]; cross grained [4] tall; high; elevated [5] a Chinese family name 假橋 (가교) 임시로 놓은 다리 架橋 (가교)… …

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  • 152contrary — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. opposed, opposite, counter, conflicting, contradictory; unfavorable, adverse; captious, willful, perverse; hostile, antagonistic. See opposition, negation, obstinacy.Ant., favorable; obliging. II… …

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  • 153gnarled — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. knotty, burred, cross grained; misshapen, deformed; rough, wiry, rugged. See distortion, roughness. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. knotted, twisted, contorted; see bent . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) …

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  • 154cantankerous — a. (Colloq.) Crabbed, perverse, stubborn, obstinate, unyielding, refractory, contumacious, headstrong, wilful, dogged, intractable, heady, obdurate, stiff, cross grained …

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  • 155contumacious — a. Insolently disobedient, wilfully disrespectful, obstinate, perverse, stubborn, headstrong, heady, dogged, intractable, refractory, cross grained, stiff necked, pertinacious, obdurate …

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  • 156glum — a. Sullen, moody, sulky, morose, sour, crabbed, crusty, grum, glowering, frowning, spleeny, cross grained …

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  • 157headstrong — a. Stubborn, obstinate, dogged, violent, ungovernable, unruly, intractable, heady, headless, self willed, cross grained, cantankerous, froward …

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  • 158humorsome — a. 1. Petulant, peevish, snappish, waspish, crusty, captious, perverse, wayward, cross grained. 2. Capricious, whimsical, fanciful, fitful, fantastic, odd …

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  • 159inflexible — a. 1. Stiff, rigid. 2. Pertinacious, dogged, stubborn, obstinate, unyielding, refractory, headstrong, wilful, cantankerous, intractable, heady, obdurate, cross grained. 3. Firm, resolute, steadfast, immovable, persevering. 4. Inexorable,… …

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  • 160intractable — a. Stubborn, obstinate, perverse, refractory, dogged, headstrong, unmanageable, ungovernable, indocile, obdurate, cross grained, wilful, inflexible, unyielding, contumacious, cantankerous, froward, unruly, pig headed, mulish …

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