froward, headstrong, self-willed, willful, wilful(adj)
habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
Disobedient, contrary, unmanageable; difficult to deal with; with an evil disposition.
not willing to yield or compIy with what is required or is reasonable; perverse; disobedient; peevish; as, a froward child
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
frō′ward, adj. (Spens.) turned from: self-willed: perverse: unreasonable—opp. to Toward.—adv. Frō′wardly.—n. Frō′wardness. [A.S. fra, away, with affix -ward.]
The numerical value of froward in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of froward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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Life at the greatest and best is but a froward child, that must be humored and coaxed a little till it falls asleep, and then all the care is over.
When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humored a little to keep it quiet till it falls asleep, and then the care is over.
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