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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition [syn:
           froward, headstrong, self-willed, willful,

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Froward \Fro"ward\, a. [Fro + -ward. See Fro, and cf.
   Not willing to yield or comply with what is required or is
   reasonable; perverse; disobedient; peevish; as, a froward
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         A froward man soweth strife.             --Prov. xvi.
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         A froward retention of custom is as turbulent a thing
         as innovation.                           --Bacon.

   Syn: Untoward; wayward; unyielding; ungovernable: refractory;
        obstinate; petulant; cross; peevish. See Perverse. --
        Fro"ward*ly, adv. -- Fro"ward*ness, n.
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Thesaurus Results for froward:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
balky, cantankerous, contrary, cross-grained, difficult, disobedient, indisciplined, irascible, lawless, naughty, nonconforming, obstinate, ornery, perverse, recusant, restive, self-willed, stuffy, sulky, sullen, transgressive, uncomplying, undisciplined, unduteous, undutiful, violative, wayward, willful, wrongheaded
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