Unwilling to go on; obstinate in refusing to move forward; stubborn.
Upon hearing news that she’d be serving 90 days in prison, Lindsay Lohan’s brow-beaten, coked-out mug looked quite restive.
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Restive. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/restive. Accessed 4 June 2023.
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The Effin Word. (n.d.). Restive. In The Effin Word. Retrieved June 4, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/restive