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Contumacious is an interesting word. It is an adjective meaning stubbornly disobedient, wilfully obstinate or rebellious. It is sometimes used in a legal context to refer to lawyers, witnesses, plaintiffs, defendants, etc., who refuse to obey the Court's orders.
Here is an example sentence using the word contumacious:
The judge said to the lawyer "Your repeated violations of the rules and the Court's orders were intentional, deliberate, blunt, willful and contumacious."Related Words:
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