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What is the opposite of docile?

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Opposite of characterized by obedience, subservience, or readiness to accept instruction or direction
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Opposite of ready to accept instruction or direction in an obedient manner
Opposite of accepting or allowing what happens or what others do, without active response or resistance
Opposite of having a gentle, mild or patient nature or character
Opposite of gentle or pacific in nature or demeanor
Opposite of shy or timid in nature or demeanor
“The children are assertive enough to ask for what they want, when they want it.”
Opposite of not easily upset or excited
Opposite of having the ability to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering
Opposite of domesticated and tamed, especially of, or as, a pet
“The huntsman relents out of pity but also cynically reminds himself that Snow White will probably be devoured by wild animals.”
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