Definition of contumacious:
dogged, contrary, unflinching, rebel, obstinate, decided, obstreperous, fixed, balky, determined, daring, unconquerable, heady, rebellious, unyielding, untoward, resolved, obstinate, immovable, audacious, persistent, unyielding, unruly, insubordinate, disobedient, recusant, headstrong, indomitable, disobedient, stubborn, stubborn, resolute, refractory, Bold, froward, wayward, refractory, obdurate, inflexible, willful, defiant, bare-faced, impudent, ungovernable, headstrong, rebellious, recalcitrant, mulish, intractable, perverse, shameless, restive, pertinacious, insolent, opinionated, resist, incompliant, firm, inflexible.
- "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- "'Lizbeth of the Dale", Marian Keith.
- "The Subterranean Brotherhood", Julian Hawthorne.