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  • as inlawless
  • as innegative
  • as inradical
  • as incontrary
  • as inimpious
  • as indissident

synonyms for recusant

  • anarchic
  • barbarous
  • chaotic
  • turbulent
  • unruly
  • violent
  • anarchical
  • anarchistic
  • bad
  • contumacious
  • criminal
  • despotic
  • disobedient
  • disordered
  • disorderly
  • evil
  • fierce
  • heterodox
  • infringing
  • insubordinate
  • insurgent
  • mutinous
  • nihilistic
  • noncompliant
  • nonconformist
  • piratical
  • rebellious
  • revolutionary
  • riotous
  • savage
  • seditious
  • tempestuous
  • traitorous
  • tyrannous
  • uncivilized
  • uncultivated
  • unorthodox
  • unpeaceful
  • unrestrained
  • untamed
  • warlike
  • wild
See also synonyms for: recusants
  • unfavorable
  • adverse
  • pessimistic
  • gloomy
  • weak
  • resisting
  • jaundiced
  • opposing
  • removed
  • contrary
  • con
  • against
  • antagonistic
  • balky
  • colorless
  • counteractive
  • cynical
  • detrimental
  • nugatory
  • repugnant
  • unenthusiastic
  • uninterested
  • unwilling
  • resistive
  • refusing
  • anti
  • dissenting
  • denying
  • disallowing
  • neutralizing
  • rejecting
  • abrogating
  • annulling
  • contravening
  • naysaying
  • disavowing
  • nullifying
  • dissentient
  • privative
  • unaffirmative
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antonyms for recusant

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  • calm
  • mild
  • moderate
  • obedient
  • governed
  • lawful
  • legal
  • legitimate
  • licit
  • proper
  • rightful
  • valid
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How to use recusant in a sentence

The recusant States must be whipped back into submission to the autocrats that would direct their affairs.
HISTORIC PAPERS ON THE CAUSES OF THE CIVIL WARMRS. EUGENIA DUNLAP POTTS
When recovered the second time, he was whipped as well as fed—another lesson which only made the stubborn recusant run the faster.
JESSE CLIFFEMARY RUSSELL MITFORD
The recusant was one Walter Simpson, the Vulcan of the parish.
SCOTCH WIT AND HUMORW. H. (WALTER HENRY) HOWE
He was summoned to the bar of the House as a Popish recusant.
THE CLOSET OF SIR KENELM DIGBY KNIGHT OPENEDKENELM DIGBY
Uledi returned from his expedition against a recusant officer at Kituntu, bringing with him a spoil of ten women.
THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOURCE OF THE NILEJOHN HANNING SPEKE
Six guineas is the heavy penalty inflicted upon a recusant who declines service altogether.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 432VARIOUS
If any of them proved refractory, he would himself send the recusant to prison, or ship him off for Islanders.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
He had opposed Lecompton, become a party recusant, and been declared a party apostate.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN, A HISTORY, VOLUME 2JOHN GEORGE NICOLAY AND JOHN HAY
Atoms that reck not the wherefore of atoms Dust of the dust: Groping in darkness, recusant and doubting And bearing no trust.
TRENCH BALLADS AND OTHER VERSESERWIN CLARKSON GARRETT
This scrupulosity gave mortal offence at the castle; and the recusant parson was doomed to ridicule as a pious fool, and to ruin.
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLAND, VOLUME VIVARIOUS
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