Not submitting to authority; intractable, insolent, disobedient, etc.
Difficult to alleviate or cure.
Not obedient; refusing or failing to obey; insubordinate; refractory
Difficult to mold or manipulate:
Having or showing great pride in oneself and disdain, contempt, or scorn for others; proud; arrogant; supercilious
Of, pertaining to, or constituting mutiny.
Luxuriant or profuse
Difficult to keep in place or in order:
The definition of willing is agreeable do something.
Dutifully complying with the commands, orders, or instructions of one in authority.
The definition of tractable is someone or something easy to manage, control or handle.
Inferior to or placed below another in rank, power, importance, etc.; secondary
Marked by defiance; boldly resisting.
Hard to handle or deal with
Marked by defiance
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