Recalcitrant

in a Sentence

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Definition of Recalcitrant

stubborn

Examples of Recalcitrant in a sentence

Despite being offered treats by his parents, the little boy was still recalcitrant about doing his homework.

Because of its two recalcitrant members, the committee got very little work done.

The recalcitrant teenager gets into trouble every day.

Since his recalcitrant client was not following instructions, the lawyer had a hard time preparing a solid defense.

Over time, the hopeless soldiers became recalcitrant and refused to follow orders.

Training the recalcitrant puppy was quite a challenge.

After the economy soured, the president fired his recalcitrant advisers.

Our recalcitrant boss refuses to listen to the union representative’s proposal.

Annette is so recalcitrant that every discussion we have turns into an argument.

Learning nothing from the second-chance boot camp, the recalcitrant youth ended up in prison.

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