Restive and Willful

Restive

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Restive adjective – Given to resisting authority or another's control.
Usage example: the restive horse threw its head and refused to move when the rider urged it forward

Willful is a synonym for restive. In some cases you can use "Willful" instead an adjective "Restive".
Nearby Words: rest, restless, resting, restlessly, restively
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Willful

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Willful adjective – Given to resisting authority or another's control.
Usage example: a particularly willful horse that took weeks to break to saddle

Restive is a synonym for willful. You can use "Restive" instead an adjective "Willful".
Nearby Words: willed, willfulness, willfully
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