froward (adj.) 1
perverse, obstinate, wilful, ungovernable
1H6 III.i.18 [Gloucester to Winchester] Thou art ... / Froward by nature
3H6 IV.vii.83 [Edward as if to George] Ah, froward Clarence!
E3 III.iii.31 [King Edward as if to France] in froward and disdainful pride
PassP IV.14 [of Adonis] He rose and ran away--ah, fool too froward
TG III.i.68 [Duke to Valentine, of Silvia] she is peevish, sullen, froward
TS I.i.69 [Tranio aside to Lucentio, of Katherina] That wench is stark mad or wonderful froward
TS I.ii.89 [Hortensio to Petruchio, of Katherina] she is ... shrewd and froward
TS II.i.286 [Petruchio to Baptista, of Katherina] she's not froward, but modest as the dove
TS IV.v.78 [Hortensio alone as if to Petruchio, of the widow] if she be froward, / Then hast thou taught Hortensio to be untoward
TS V.ii.118 [Petruchio to Lucentio and Hortensio, of Katherina] See where she comes, and brings your froward wives
TS V.ii.156 [Katherina to Widow, of a disobedient wife] when she is froward, peevish, sullen, sour
TS V.ii.168 [Katherina to Widow and Bianca] come, you froward and unable worms
TS V.ii.182 [Vincentio to all] ['Tis] a harsh hearing when women are froward
Ven 562 [of Adonis] like the froward infant stilled with dandling
Ven 570 []Affection ... woos best when most his choice is froward
See also...
toward (adj.) 1

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