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recalcitrate (v.)

1620s, "to kick out," from Latin recalcitratus, past participle of recalcitrare "to kick back" (see recalcitrant). Sense of "resist obstinately" is from 1759. Related: Recalcitrated; recalcitrating; recalcitration.

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Definitions of recalcitrate from WordNet

recalcitrate (v.)
show strong objection or repugnance; manifest vigorous opposition or resistance; be obstinately disobedient;
The Democratic senators recalcitrated against every proposal from the Republican side
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