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Recalcitrant 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam

Recalcitrant 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam in real passages with antonyms and synonyms for GRE candidates illustrated with clear images to expand your advanced vocabulary in context

/rɪˈkæl.sɪ.trənt/ (adj)


defiant, unruly and difficult to control, obstinate, unwilling to obey the established rules, obdurate, noncompliant, inimical, unmanageable, disobedient, insubordinate, indomitable, resisting authority in a stubborn way, fractious, wayward, uncooperative, undisciplined, intractable, rebellious, ungovernable, headstrong, intransigent, maverick


Individual victims of injustice may permissibly engage in a range of dissident activities to challenge unjust practices, policies, or institutions, so they could better enjoy their entitlements as a matter of justice. Recalcitrant resisters typically claim to engage in resistance for a larger group of victims, but the conditions leading to resistance tend to prevent them from obtaining a clear mandate from their “constituents.” In recent debates on legitimate authority to use defensive force, several theorists argue that such authority requires actual and informed consent of the victims on whose behalf resistance is undertaken.

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Parts of speech

Noun: recalcitrance

Adverb: recalcitrantly

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