recalcitrate


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recalcitrate

(rɪˈkælsɪˌtreɪt)
vb
1. (tr) rare to kick out or back, usually in a figurative sense
2. (intr) to be recalcitrant or to object strongly to something
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Verb1.recalcitrate - show strong objection or repugnance; manifest vigorous opposition or resistance; be obstinately disobedient; "The Democratic senators recalcitrated against every proposal from the Republican side"
fight down, oppose, fight, fight back, defend - fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"
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