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perverse
used in Romeo and Juliet

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Definition
not what is expected, or considered proper

or: having the opposite effect of what is desired
  • O gentle Romeo, If thou dost love, pronounce it faithfully: Or if thou thinkest I am too quickly won, I'll frown, and be perverse, and say thee nay, So thou wilt woo: but else, not for the world.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Capulet's Garden (49% in)

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