contumacious :

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  • s  wilfully obstinate; stubbornly disobedient

  • What is "the media"? Usually, a contumacious clich.
  • Roaring into the House of Commons in 1929, the original Angry Young Man, he becamesecond only to his archfoe, Winston Churchill the most hypnotic orator and contumacious .
  • The citation read: "In recognition of his having daringly espoused and cherished the cause of a free press by remaining contumacious in the face of critics.

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