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synonyms for froward

  • adverse
  • balky
  • contrary
  • cross
  • disobedient
  • headstrong
  • insubmissive
  • obstinate
  • peevish
  • perverse
  • petulant
  • refractory
  • stubborn
  • unfavorable
  • untoward
  • unyielding
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How to use froward in a sentence

A froward heart shall depart from me; I will not know a wicked person.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
He was no conceited or froward caviller at authority, nor born rebel against established teachers and governors.
CRITICAL MISCELLANIES (VOL. 2 OF 3)JOHN MORLEY
Here I beheld the maiden in pursuit of whom I came, and my froward heart instantly conceived the wildest affection for her beauty.
THE LILY AND THE TOTEMWILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
The Wit of the Parents being angry, and the Child froward, is all his own.p.
A SHORT VIEW OF THE IMMORALITY, AND PROFANENESS OF THE ENGLISH STAGEJEREMY COLLIER
Family and sacred tradition are unavailing to the froward and undisciplined.
THE KADAMBARI OF BANABANA
I call it the thought of a peevish, froward, fractious child.
JUDITH SHAKESPEAREWILLIAM BLACK
Froward reform is almost as pernicious as selfish conservatism.
LINCOLN, THE POLITICIANT. AARON LEVY
Confidence restored, he became keenly alert for a chance to humble this froward Yankee.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
One morning a man, whose life was embittered by a froward, shrewish wife, left his house to seek the advice of Solomon.
FLOWERS FROM A PERSIAN GARDEN AND OTHER PAPERSW. A. CLOUSTON
One asks how he may be well liked, the other how he may best manage a froward wife.
FLOWERS FROM A PERSIAN GARDEN AND OTHER PAPERSW. A. CLOUSTON
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