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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fro·ward /ˈfro(w)ɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fro·ward a.  Not willing to yield or compIy with what is required or is reasonable; perverse; disobedient; peevish; as, a froward child.
    A froward man soweth strife.   --Prov. xvi. 28.
    A froward retention of custom is as turbulent a thing as innovation.   --Bacon.
 Syn: -- Untoward; wayward; unyielding; ungovernable: refractory; obstinate; petulant; cross; peevish. See Perverse.
 -- Fro*ward*ly, adv. --  Fro*ward*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition [syn: headstrong,
             self-willed, willful, wilful]