Definitions for waywardˈweɪ wərd
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contrary, obstinate, perverse, wayward(adj)
resistant to guidance or discipline
"Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior"
given to wilful, perverse deviation from the expected norm; tending to stray
obstinate, contrary and unpredictable
not on target
taking one's own way; disobedient; froward; perverse; willful
Origin: [OE. weiward, for aweiward, i. e., turned away. See Away, and -ward.]
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Of all human ills, greatest is fortune's wayward tyranny.
I dream of wayward gulls and all landless lovers, rare moments of winter sun, peace, privacy, for everyone.
I played well, I gave Australian Mark Hensby a lot of chances, i hit a couple of wayward ones, but I haven't played in a tournament in quite some time. You get a little nervy in the middle, but then I kind of settled down and hit some good shots.
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