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recalcitrant
used in Catch-22

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stubborn resistance to authority
  • Now she sat resting in vacuous indolence, watching the card game with dull curiosity as she gathered her recalcitrant energies for the tedious chore of donning the rest of her clothing and going back to work.
    Chapter 26 — Aarfy (7% in)

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