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Kicking and screaming

DEFINITION

Defiant response. Reluctance to participate. Imagine forcing a small child to take a bath and they are kicking and screaming all the way to the tub.

“I had to pull my husband to the quit smoking class and he was kicking and screaming the whole way.”

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