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 for insubordinate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Insubordinate \In`sub*or"di*nate\, a.
     Not submitting to authority; disobedient; rebellious;
     mutinous.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  insubordinate
      adj 1: not submissive to authority; "a history of insubordinate
             behavior"; "insubordinate boys" [ant: subordinate]
      2: disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
         [syn: insubordinate, resistant, resistive]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  65 Moby Thesaurus words for "insubordinate":
     agitator, brawler, contrary, contumacious, defiant, disaffected,
     disobedient, dissentious, extremist, factious, fractious, frondeur,
     headstrong, heady, incompliant, indocile, insurgent,
     insurrectional, insurrectionary, insurrectionist, insurrecto,
     intractable, irresponsible, lawless, licentious, malcontent,
     maverick, mutineer, mutinous, nonconformist, noncooperating,
     noncooperative, obstreperous, perverse, rampant, rebel, rebellious,
     recalcitrant, refractory, reinless, revolter, revolutionary,
     revolutionist, rioter, seditious, self-willed, subversive, traitor,
     unaccountable, unbridled, unchecked, uncompliant, uncomplying,
     uncontrolled, uncooperative, uncurbed, undisciplined, ungovernable,
     ungoverned, unreined, unrestrained, unruly, unsubmissive, wildcat,
     willful
  
  

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