It was simply a contradictious action, as there was no warranty for it in vert and venison.
There's a-many always wants to read the bit that's tore off, showin' a contradictious temper like.
Our next, which is very brief, is a still more striking instance of this contradictious and exclusive spirit.
Again, I lose two pennies every day on my wife; for she is contradictious, wilful, and passionate.
She knew not what to make of her niece, who had suddenly become stern and contradictious.
Perhaps then you would have understood the contradictious girl, as well as I did.
I have been to see her this evening and found her of uncertain temper, and inclined to be contradictious.