These willfully ignorant, recalcitrant obstructionists are doing the country a tremendous service.
But Obama will have his work cut out for him in selling his solutions to a recalcitrant Congress.
The first hint of the double-toilet-style operations issues came as the recalcitrant fifth Olympic ring refused to open.
Footage of the recalcitrant leader, supposedly from a few days later, showed him in the same shirt.
“The issue of the recalcitrant National Guards is being worked at very high levels,” he said.
Pressure was brought to bear upon the recalcitrant member, under the influence of which he was forced to succumb.
He dropped into the boat, seating himself to face the recalcitrant Mulready.
If an Arab tribe were recalcitrant, a military expedition was despatched.
It is not written for the encouragement of recalcitrant boys.
The University was at first recalcitrant to my project of itself undertaking the process of heresy against Joan.
1823, from French récalcitrant, literally "kicking back" (17c.-18c.), past participle of recalcitrare "to kick back; be inaccessible," from re- "back" (see re-) + Latin calcitrare "to kick," from calx (genitive calcis) "heel." Used from 1797 as a French word in English.