Definitions for: Recalcitrate

[v] show strong objection or repugnance; manifest vigorous opposition or resistance; be obstinately disobedient; "The Democratic senators recalcitrated against every proposal from the Republican side"

Webster (1913) Definition: Re*cal"ci*trate, v. t.
To kick against; to show repugnance to; to rebuff.

The more heartily did one disdain his disdain, and
recalcitrate his tricks. --De Quincey.

Re*cal"ci*trate, v. i.
To kick back; to kick against anything; hence, to express
repugnance or opposition.

See Also: defend, fight, fight back, fight down, oppose

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