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synonyms for recusancy

  • bohemianism
  • breach
  • denial
  • disaffection
  • disagreement
  • disapprobation
  • disapproval
  • discordance
  • disobedience
  • dissent
  • eccentricity
  • exception
  • heresy
  • heterodoxy
  • iconoclasm
  • insubordination
  • lawlessness
  • negation
  • nonacceptance
  • noncompliance
  • objection
  • opposition
  • originality
  • recalcitrance
  • rejection
  • strangeness
  • unconventionality
  • uniqueness
  • unorthodoxy
  • unruliness
  • veto
  • violation
  • contumaciousness
  • mutinousness
  • nonagreement
  • nonconsent
  • recusance
  • transgressiveness
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antonyms for recusancy

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  • acceptance
  • agreement
  • allowance
  • approval
  • concurrence
  • endorsement
  • harmony
  • normality
  • obedience
  • observance
  • orthodoxy
  • peace
  • permission
  • ratification
  • sanction
  • usualness
  • compliance
  • conformity
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How to use recusancy in a sentence

Thou hast a ready tongue, young mistress; and when tried for recusancy I warrant thou'lt give the judge a piece of thy mind.
CONSTANCE SHERWOODLADY GEORGIANA FULLERTON
He suffered from the infliction of fines for popish recusancy, and appears to have left Scotton between 1604 and 1612.
THE GUNPOWDER PLOT AND LORD MOUNTEAGLE'S LETTERHENRY HAWKES SPINK JR.
Would he have wished that she should at once have given herself up without one maidenly scruple, one word of feminine recusancy?
LADY ANNAANTHONY TROLLOPE
For the penalties of being a Roman Catholic in England were enough to make an ambitious father dread recusancy in his son.
ENGLISH TRAVELLERS OF THE RENAISSANCECLARE HOWARD
What could they have done to me, said my brother, on account of my recusancy?
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. IX.--FEBRUARY, 1851.--VOL. II.VARIOUS
A moment's retrogression will explain the young man's recusancy.
VASSALL MORTONFRANCIS PARKMAN
He was educated at Oxford, where, at the age of twenty, he was imprisoned for recusancy.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 4VARIOUS
It will be well, therefore, to quote one singular example to show how this recusancy was encountered.
CHRISTMAS: ITS ORIGIN AND ASSOCIATIONSWILLIAM FRANCIS DAWSON
Dispensations from the action of the recusancy laws were given by the Crown in such numbers as to alarm the Puritans.
HENRIETTA MARIAHENRIETTA HAYNES
In the first year of his reign he remitted the recusancy fines (see p. 454).
A STUDENT'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND, V. 2 (OF 3)SAMUEL R. GARDINER.
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