contumacious

[ kon-too-mey-shuhs, -tyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF contumacious

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But if I were to be contumacious, I might thank myself for all that would follow.

But, the cardinal declared Huss contumacious, and excommunicated him accordingly.

“Countess, if thou be contumacious, I cannot shelter thee,” said Leo sternly.

Hugh simply added excommunication to the contumacious deacon.

Audrey was inclined to be contumacious, but she would not yield the matter so meekly.

Carr Vipont was literally stunned by a reply so contumacious.

A contumacious act or spirit is contemptuous as well as defiant.

Nor does it necessarily follow that such a child must be contumacious or disobedient.

The court pronounced him contumacious, and sentenced him to be excommunicated.

He was contumacious and refused to appear when summoned to abjure.

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