recalcitrant in a sentence

Example sentences for recalcitrant

On the rare occasion when they disagree about something, she will be the one urging him to be more outraged or recalcitrant.
In her case, the search and destroy mission caused by her other recalcitrant itch had raised the ante.
In the management of recalcitrant tribesmen, brutality has not entirely gone out of fashion.

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