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synonyms for contumaciously

  • mulishly
  • obdurately
  • bullheadedly
  • determinedly
  • doggedly
  • firmly
  • fixedly
  • headstrongly
  • indomitably
  • inflexibly
  • intractably
  • opinionatedly
  • persistently
  • pertinaciously
  • pigheadedly
  • recalcitrantly
  • resistantly
  • resolutely
  • resolvedly
  • staunchly
  • steadfastly
  • stolidly
  • tenaciously
  • unamenably
  • unflinchingly
  • unimpressibly
  • unreasonably
  • unreasoningly
  • unrelentingly
  • unwaveringly
  • unyieldingly
  • willfully

antonyms for contumaciously

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  • graciously
  • obediently
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How to use contumaciously in a sentence

The Archbishop formally excommunicated her as a first step, on her contumaciously refusing to surrender her rights to a usurper.
THE LIFE OF THE MOSELLEOCTAVIUS ROOKE
She represented the vanities; she was vanity itself; and now he was recklessly, contumaciously, glad of it.
THE HAPPY ENDJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
Having so declared he had contumaciously stalked out of the room, and had banged the door after him,—very contumaciously indeed.
AYALA'S ANGELANTHONY TROLLOPE
A fourth man had, thereupon, put his hat on his head, and had declared contumaciously that the "assertion was not true."
AYALA'S ANGELANTHONY TROLLOPE
Who snubs him so contumaciously, when he's a little chap in jackets and they young ladies already out?
CECIL CASTLEMAINE'S GAGE, LADY MARABOUT'S TROUBLES, AND OTHER STORIESOUIDA
"It has answered pretty well up till now," said Martini contumaciously.
THE GADFLYE. L. VOYNICH
The Visconti remained contumaciously absent and were duly condemned as heretics.
A HISTORY OF THE INQUISITION OF THE MIDDLE AGES; VOLUME IIIHENRY CHARLES LEA
Apparently she had remained to the last almost contumaciously British.
THE SHUTTLEFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
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