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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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Dictionary Results for recalcitrant:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
recalcitrant
    adj 1: stubbornly resistant to authority or control; "a
           fractious animal that would not submit to the harness";
           "a refractory child" [syn: fractious, refractory,
           recalcitrant]
    2: marked by stubborn resistance to authority; "the University
       suspended the most recalcitrant demonstrators"

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Recalcitrant \Re*cal"ci*trant\ (r[-e]*k[a^]l"s[i^]*trant), a.
   [L. recalcitrans, p. pr. of recalcitrare to kick back; pref.
   re- re- + calcitrare to kick, fr. calx heel. Cf.
   Inculcate.]
   Kicking back; recalcitrating; hence, showing repugnance or
   opposition; refractory.
   [1913 Webster]

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