Wednesday, January 14, 2015

word of the day: contumacious

The word of the day is contumacious:
stubbornly perverse or rebellious; willfully and obstinately disobedient (

"The historic journey undertaken by a febrile and contumacious royal pack rat required a convoy of coaches to draggle her frou-frou, autograph albums, pharmacopoeia, and bric-a-brac through the countryside of her maternal granny's fabled escapades."

 - Karen Elizabeth Gordon, Out of the Loud Hound of Darkness: A Dictionarrative

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