Tuesday, August 26, 2008


impatient of control, delay, restraint
restless, uneasy
refractory, stubborn
refusing to go forward, balky (a restive horse)

After a long day in the house, Google became absolutely restive at night, pulling at his leash and leaping in and out of the shrubbery.

similar: nervous, unquiet, recalcitrant, disobedient, intractable, obstinate

dissimilar: docile, obedient, tractable patient, quiet


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