restiff : Related Words Words similar in meaning to restiff


  • adjective tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
    unregenerate; obstinate.
  • adjective satellite not responding to treatment
    • a stubborn infection
    • a refractory case of acne
    • stubborn rust stains

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  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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  • adjective satellite being in a tense state
    jumpy; highly strung; edgy; uptight; high-strung; jittery; nervy; overstrung.
  • adjective satellite impatient especially under restriction or delay
    • the government has done nothing to ease restrictions and manufacturers are growing restive

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  • adjective satellite unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom
    loath; loth.
    • a reluctant smile
    • loath to admit a mistake
  • adjective satellite disinclined to become involved
    • they were usually reluctant to socialize
    • reluctant to help

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