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(adj.) resistant, stubborn, impatient (The restive audience pelted the band with mud and yelled nasty comments.)
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early 15c., restyffe "not moving forward," from Middle French restif "motionless, brought to a standstill" (Modern French rétif), from rester "to remain" (see rest (n.2) [..]
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(adj) impatient especially under restriction or delay(adj) being in a tense state
Source: beedictionary.com

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strenuus
Source: latin-dictionary.org

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Impatient under delay, duress, or control. * '''1914''', , "Dracula's Guest" in '''': *: The horses were now more restive than ever, and Johann was trying to hold them in. *en|anxious,en|disobedi [..]
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