18 Delightful English Words You Never Learned in School
The author of Wordbirds
went on a word safari through Samuel Johnson's famous 18th-century dictionary to hunt for entries that can help explain those things in life that otherwise leave us speechless.
Spitefully obstinate; peevishly contumacious. If you have a sister or best friend, chances are one of you thinks the other has been guilty of this kind of stubborn, unrelenting attitude, now and again. But with enough flexanimity, you'll surely find a way to get along.