A person who refuses to submit to an authority or to comply with a regulation.
Mid 16th century: from Latin recusant- ‘refusing’, from the verb recusare (see recuse).
“They were involved in a recusant network.”
Having or encouraging an excessive interest in sexual matters, especially the sexual activity of others.
Late 16th century (in the sense ‘having a mental itching’): from Latin prurient- ‘itching, longing’ and ‘being wanton’, from the verb prurire.
Secretly allow (something immoral, illegal, or harmful) to occur.
Conspire to do something immoral, illegal, or harmful.
Early 17th century: from French conniver or Latin connivere ‘shut the eyes (to)’, from con- ‘together’ + an unrecorded word related to nictare ‘to wink’.