recalcitrant


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stubbornly resistant to authority or control

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marked by stubborn resistance to authority

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The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has long advocated for ensuring that there is a national strategic plan and accountability for making progress on pancreatic and other recalcitrant cancers and therefore applauds Congress and President Obama for enacting the Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act.
Celebrating only his third winner of the turf season, Buick, who eats, drinks and sleeps racing and was relieved to end a 13-day winnerless spell, is destined for the top, and ownerbreeder Trevor Staplehurst was full of praise for the ride he gave Simon Dow's Recalcitrant, who was backed from 3-1 to 15-8 favourite.
I am not ruthless enough to throw overboard all those compromising loose ends with which one toys while coaxing recalcitrant form from the soup of experience and circumstance.
annuus is notoriously recalcitrant, hampering the development of commercially-viable rubber-producing sunflower crops.
Isotretinoin (Accutane and its generics) is a highly effective drug for severe recalcitrant nodular acne, but it carries a significant risk of birth defects if taken during pregnancy.
This month, The FDA is implementing new restrictions on the drug isotretinoin (Accutane), a teratogenic drug indicated for treatment of severe recalcitrant nodular acne.
As a precocious eight-year-old, I was fond of trying to impress my recalcitrant peers and my admiring third-grade teacher by inserting multisyllabic, Latinate words into ordinary conversation.
Theatrics worthy of an Oscar, Maria Teresa sees the American as a pawn to manipulate her recalcitrant son to do his duty to his Duchy.
The legislature must act and the recalcitrant DAs must get out of the way, or go the way of the Albany County incumbent.
The Triboro Bridge and Tunnel Authority interposed the recalcitrant worker defense, arguing that proper safety equipment and training were made available to Cahill, but that he purposely avoided using them.
In fact, my approach to using a recalcitrant piece of technology is very similar to the way teachers confront a lamp in their teaching studio that refuses to illuminate.
But a new survey by a pro-choice Catholic group indicates that few dioceses are denying communion to recalcitrant politicians.
NGO, mapped out a multi-year strategy for establishing international reproductive right laws which would be binding and enforceable even on the most recalcitrant nations.
In James Baldwin's Later Fiction: Witness to the Journey, Lynn Orilla Scott attempts to redress the recalcitrant consensus among a wide range of Baldwin scholars (including Addison Gayle, Calvin C.
It would also provide a huge subsidy to Wal-Mart, one of the most recalcitrant of the big-box retailers.