contumaciously

[ kon-too-mey-shuhs, -tyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF contumaciously
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Who snubs him so contumaciously, when he's a little chap in jackets and they young ladies already out?

The Archbishop formally excommunicated her as a first step, on her contumaciously refusing to surrender her rights to a usurper.

"It has answered pretty well up till now," said Martini contumaciously.

She represented the vanities; she was vanity itself; and now he was recklessly, contumaciously, glad of it.

Having so declared he had contumaciously stalked out of the room, and had banged the door after him,—very contumaciously indeed.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Latin contumaci-, stem of contumax "haughty, insolent, obstinate" (see contumely) + -ous.

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