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REFRACTORY





Definition:

  1. [noun] lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace
    Synonyms: furnace lining

  2. [adjective] resistant to authority or control; "as refractory as a mule"

  3. [adjective] not responding to treatment; "a stubborn infection"; "a refractory case of acne"
    Synonyms: stubborn

  4. [adjective] marked by stubborn resistance to and defiant of authority or guidance; "a recalcitrant teenager"; "everything revolves around a refractory individual genius"
    Synonyms: recalcitrant

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

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