Froward



[froh-werd, froh-erd] /ˈfroʊ wərd, ˈfroʊ ərd/

adjective
1.
willfully contrary; not easily managed:
to be worried about one’s froward, intractable child.
[froh-werd, froh-erd] /ˈfroʊ wərd, ˈfroʊ ərd/
noun
1.
Cape, a cape in S Chile, on the Strait of Magellan: southernmost point of mainland South America.
/ˈfrəʊəd/
adjective
1.
(archaic) obstinate; contrary
adv.

Old English fromweard “turned from or away,” from from + -weard (see -ward). Opposite of toward, it renders Latin pervertus in early translations of the Psalms, and also meant “about to depart, departing,” and “doomed to die.” Related: Frowardly; frowardness.

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