What is the opposite of docile?

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Opposite of ready to accept instruction or direction, obedient, subservient
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Opposite of changed from the wild state so as to become useful and obedient to humans
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Opposite of accepting or allowing what happens or what others do, without active response or resistance
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Opposite of gentle and not easily provoked
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Opposite of quiet, and ready to do what other people say
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Opposite of characterized by resignation or acceptance
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Opposite of failing to act or protest as a result of moral weakness or indolence
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Opposite of shy or timid in nature or demeanor
“The children are assertive enough to ask for what they want, when they want it.”
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Opposite of having the characteristics of a sheep
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Opposite of open to instruction
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Opposite of humble in position or status
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Opposite of accepting pains or hardships calmly or without complaint
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(of a person) Opposite of reserved in nature
“Our neighbor was a sociable man who always made an effort to get to know you.”
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