Contumacious and Insurgent


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Contumacious adjective – Given to resisting authority or another's control.
Usage example: the judge threatened to charge the contumacious witness with contempt of court

Insurgent is a synonym for contumacious in headstrong topic. In some cases you can use "Insurgent" instead an adjective "Contumacious", when it comes to topics like in defiance of the law.
Nearby Word: contumacy
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Insurgent adjective – Taking part in a rebellion.
Contumacious is a synonym for insurgent in rebellious topic. You can use "Contumacious" instead an adjective "Insurgent", if it concerns topics such as in defiance of the law.
Nearby Word: insurgency
Synonyms for Insurgent
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Insurgent or Contumacious. 2016. Accessed June 23, 2021.

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