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FRACTIOUS





Definition:

  1. [adjective] stubbornly resistant to authority or control; "a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness"; "a refractory child"
    Synonyms: refractory

  2. [adjective] easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
    Synonyms: cranky, irritable, nettlesome, peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, testy, tetchy, techy

  3. [adjective] unpredictably difficult in operation; likely to be troublesome; "rockets were much too fractious to be tested near thigkly populated areas"; "fractious components of a communication system"

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