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Saturday, January 07, 2017
Word of The Day: refractory

Definition: (adjective) Obstinately resistant to authority or control.

Synonyms: fractious, recalcitrant.

Usage: He still made a naughty or refractory lad stand with one arm stretched out for anything from ten minutes to half an hour.

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It was an uphill task for the new principal to discipline the refractory high school class.
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