The CWA is planning a full-scale lobby day next Wednesday, Cohen said, in an effort to twist the arms of recalcitrant lawmakers.
These willfully ignorant, recalcitrant obstructionists are doing the country a tremendous service.
Shame and ostracism are not guaranteed to be effective; like the recalcitrant husband, Israel may indeed dig in.
But Obama will have his work cut out for him in selling his solutions to a recalcitrant Congress.
The first hint of the double-toilet-style operations issues came as the recalcitrant fifth Olympic ring refused to open.
Pressure was brought to bear upon the recalcitrant member, under the influence of which he was forced to succumb.
He dropped into the boat, seating himself to face the recalcitrant Mulready.
If an Arab tribe were recalcitrant, a military expedition was despatched.
It is not written for the encouragement of recalcitrant boys.
The University was at first recalcitrant to my project of itself undertaking the process of heresy against Joan.
1823, from French récalcitrant, literally "kicking back" (17c.-18c.), past participle of recalcitrare "to kick back; be inaccessible," from re- "back" (see re-) + Latin calcitrare "to kick," from calx (genitive calcis) "heel." Used from 1797 as a French word in English.