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Synonyms for wayward

Synonyms for wayward

given to acting in opposition to others

Synonyms for wayward

resistant to guidance or discipline

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The wayward boy soon spurned the shelter of his roof, and sought associates more congenial to his taste.
My poor Eustace is weak and wayward," she said; "but he is not an ungrateful man.
I remember her speaking of my smile, telling me it was my one adornment, and taking it from me, so to speak, for a moment to let me see how she looked in it; she delighted to make sport of me when she was in a wayward mood, and to show me all my ungainly tricks of voice and gesture, exaggerated and glorified in her entrancing self, like a star calling to the earth: "See, I will show you how you hobble round," and always there was a challenge to me in her eyes to stop her if I dared, and upon them, when she was most audacious, lay a sweet mist.
But he checked all such wayward fancies, and held himself rigidly down to his disquisition.
Young yet, barely thirty-six, eminently handsome, magnificently strong, almost bursting with a splendid virility, his free trail-stride, never learned on pavements, and his black eyes, hinting of great spaces and unwearied with the close perspective of the city dwellers, drew many a curious and wayward feminine glance.
Four persons were killed when a wayward cargo truck plowed into three motorcycles along the national highway in Makilala, North Cotabato on Thursday.
With WAYWARD LEGENDS and its spin-offs being the cornerstone of Absolute Comics Group's company-owned 'CORE' universe, we wanted an inexpensive, easy, entry point for new readers and collectors," said series creator, Benny Powell.
The Wayward Lamb is hosting a Pride-full weekend of celebration, beginning with a downtown block party from 6 p.
Wayward Hoof and Bossipop are closely matched on Haydock form, while Bossipop was previously a good third to Van Gerwen.
Mandaue City, Cebu - A lady jogger and a bicycle rider were killed after they were hit early Saturday morning by a wayward mini-bus along MC Briones Street, North Road, Mandaue City.
This time she comes mob-handed with the Wayward Band - 10-strong when all members are on stage - to showcase their new album, You Know Me.
Wayward Pines WITH Twin Peaks about to make a return, its influence continues.
Synopsis: Written by best selling author Sam Keen and his son Gifford, "Prodigal Father Wayward Son: A Roadmap to Reconciliation" is a warm and engaging book on masculinity, and a compelling and dynamic invitation for readers to recall the pivotal memories and conflicts that define their own father-and-son relationships.