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3 dicționare găsite pentru froward
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Froward \Fro"ward\, a. [Fro + -ward. See Fro, and cf.
     Fromward.]
     Not willing to yield or compIy with what is required or is
     reasonable; perverse; disobedient; peevish; as, a froward
     child.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           A froward man soweth strife.             --Prov. xvi.
                                                    28.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           A froward retention of custom is as turbulent a thing
           as innovation.                           --Bacon.
  
     Syn: Untoward; wayward; unyielding; ungovernable: refractory;
          obstinate; petulant; cross; peevish. See Perverse. --
          Fro"ward*ly, adv. -- Fro"ward*ness, n.
          [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  froward
       adj : habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition [syn: headstrong,
              self-willed, willful, wilful]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  29 Moby Thesaurus words for "froward":
     balky, cantankerous, contrary, cross-grained, difficult,
     disobedient, indisciplined, irascible, lawless, naughty,
     nonconforming, obstinate, ornery, perverse, recusant, restive,
     self-willed, stuffy, sulky, sullen, transgressive, uncomplying,
     undisciplined, unduteous, undutiful, violative, wayward, willful,
     wrongheaded  
     

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