recalcitrancy


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Related to recalcitrancy: obstinately
See: defiance
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Given the economic impact of these species and/or their suitability for both fundamental and applied research, parallel efforts have been made to circumvent their extreme recalcitrancy by exploring alternative pathways to androgenic haploidy, whereas in species more easily inducible to microspore embryogenesis, focusing on alternatives is unnecessary in practice, and resources can be devoted to investigate more promising ways to doubled haploidy.
If MPs are more likely to break ranks because of their leader's recalcitrancy in handing over power, or perceived wish to cement his legacy, it's an unhealthy period for democracy.
But the Estonian authorities fully understood that with the aid of Poland's recalcitrancy the notion of the Eastern Pact would come to nought.