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Froward synonyms

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  1. Not obedient.
  2. Not obedient; refusing or failing to obey; insubordinate; refractory
Difficult to alleviate, remedy, or cure:
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  1. Difficult to alleviate, remedy, or cure:
  2. Difficult to manage, deal with, or change to an acceptable condition:
  3. Hard to work, manipulate, cure, treat, etc.
(Obs.) Wicked; bad; evil
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  1. (Obs.) Wicked; bad; evil
  2. Behaving disobediently or mischievously:
  3. Indecent; improper:
In the habit of balking; stubbornly resisting
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  1. In the habit of balking; stubbornly resisting
  2. Given to stopping and refusing to go on:
  3. Difficult to operate or start:
Perverse; inimical.
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  1. Perverse; inimical.
  2. (Now Chiefly Dial.) Contrary; esp., perverse
(Music) Moving in the opposite direction at a fixed interval:
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  1. (Music) Moving in the opposite direction at a fixed interval:
  2. Opposed, as in character or purpose:
  3. Opposite in nature, order, direction, etc.; altogether different
Requiring considerable effort or skill; not easy to do or accomplish:
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  1. Requiring considerable effort or skill; not easy to do or accomplish:
  2. Not easy to endure; full of hardship or trouble; trying:
  3. Not easy to comprehend, solve, or explain:
Not capable of being endured, used, agreed to, etc. because disagreeable or unsuitable
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  1. Not capable of being endured, used, agreed to, etc. because disagreeable or unsuitable
  2. Not capable of being done easily or conveniently
  3. Extremely difficult to deal with or tolerate:
Having an ugly or mean disposition
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  1. Having an ugly or mean disposition
  2. Mean-spirited, disagreeable, and contrary in disposition; cantankerous.
  3. (Humorous, southern US) Mischievous, prankish, teasing, disagreeable but in a good way.
Willfully opposing or resisting what is right, expected, or reasonable:
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  1. Willfully opposing or resisting what is right, expected, or reasonable:
  2. Deviating from what is considered right or good; wrong, improper, etc. or corrupt, wicked, etc.; specif., sexually perverted
  3. Obstinately disobedient or difficult; intractable
Insistent upon having one's own way; headstrong, willful, disobedient, etc.
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  1. Insistent upon having one's own way; headstrong, willful, disobedient, etc.
  2. Difficult or impossible to manage, control, or keep in order:
  3. Deviating from what is desired, expected, or required, especially in being disobedient or in gratifying one's own inclinations:
Find another word for froward. In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for froward, like: disobedient, intractable, naughty, contrary, obstinate, balky, contrarious, contrary, difficult, impossible and ornery.