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recalcitrate

[ri-kal-si-treyt] /rɪˈkæl sɪˌtreɪt/
verb (used without object), recalcitrated, recalcitrating.
1.
to resist or oppose; show strong objection or repugnance.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Latin recalcitrātus, past participle of recalcitrāre; see recalcitrant, -ate1
Related forms
recalcitration, noun
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Word Origin and History for recalcitrate
v.

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

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