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froward

fro·ward

froward

 
 
pronunciation:
fro wrd
part of speech: adjective
definition: unwilling to agree or obey; stubborn; perverse.
Her froward children would not sit down to dinner if the menu was not to their liking.
similar words:
contumacious, disobedient, pigheaded
derivations: frowardly (adv.), frowardness (n.)