Stubbornly resistant to and defiant of authority or restraint.
Her recalcitrant chimp, Barry, attacked a woman and chewed her fucking face off.
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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)
Recalcitrant. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/recalcitrant. Accessed 4 June 2023.
The Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago Style)
The Effin Word, s.v. recalcitrant, accessed June 4, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/recalcitrant.
American Psychological Association (APA Style)
The Effin Word. (n.d.). Recalcitrant. In The Effin Word. Retrieved June 4, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/recalcitrant