Perverse and Refractory


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Perverse adjective – Sticking to an opinion, purpose, or course of action in spite of reason, arguments, or persuasion.
Usage example: a fact so self-evident that not even the most perverse of opponents could deny it

Refractory is a synonym for perverse in mean topic. In some cases you can use "Refractory" instead an adjective "Perverse", when it comes to topics like stubborn, unyielding, awkward, disobedient. popular alternative
Nearby Words: pervert, perverted, perversion, perversity, perversive
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Refractory adjective – Given to resisting authority or another's control.
Usage example: refractory players will be ejected from the game

Perverse is a synonym for refractory in obstinate topic. You can use "Perverse" instead an adjective "Refractory", if it concerns topics such as unyielding, contrary, unmanageable, disobedient. popular alternative
Nearby Words: refractoriness, refraction, refractive, refracting, refractional
Synonyms for Refractory
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