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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Refractory \Re*frac"to*ry\ (-r?), a. [L. refractorius, fr. refringere: cf. F. refractaire. See Refract.] 1. Obstinate in disobedience; contumacious; stubborn; unmanageable; as, a refractory child; a refractory beast. [1913 Webster] Raging appetites that are Most disobedient and refractory. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Resisting ordinary treatment; difficult of fusion, reduction, or the like; -- said especially of metals and the like, which do not readily yield to heat, or to the hammer; as, a refractory ore. [1913 Webster] Syn: Perverse; contumacious; unruly; stubborn; obstinate; unyielding; ungovernable; unmanageable. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Refractory \Re*frac"to*ry\, n. 1. A refractory person. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] 2. Refractoriness. [Obs.] --Jer. TAylor. [1913 Webster] 3. OPottery) A piece of ware covered with a vaporable flux and placed in a kiln, to communicate a glaze to the other articles. --Knight. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
refractory adj 1: resistant to authority or control; "as refractory as a mule" 2: not responding to treatment; "a stubborn infection"; "a refractory case of acne" [syn: stubborn] 3: marked by stubborn resistance to and defiant of authority or guidance; "a recalcitrant teenager"; "everything revolves around a refractory individual genius" [syn: recalcitrant] 4: stubbornly resistant to authority or control; "a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness"; "a refractory child" [syn: fractious] n : lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace [syn: furnace lining]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
123 Moby Thesaurus words for "refractory": adversary, adversative, adverse, alien, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, at odds, averse, beyond control, breachy, bullheaded, china, clashing, clay, competitive, complaining, con, conflicting, contradictory, contrary, contumacious, counter, cross, cursory, defiant, deviant, differing, disaccordant, disagreeing, disinclined, disobedient, disputatious, disputing, dissentient, dissenting, dissident, enamel, enemy, forced, fractious, headstrong, hostile, impatient of control, incorrigible, indisposed, indocile, indomitable, inimical, insuppressible, intractable, involuntary, irrepressible, mulish, mutinous, negative, nonconformable, nonconforming, noncooperative, nonobservant, objecting, obstinate, obstreperous, obstructive, on the barricades, opponent, opposed, opposing, opposite, oppositional, oppositive, oppugnant, ornery, out of hand, overthwart, perfunctory, perverse, porcelain, proof against, protesting, rebellious, recalcitrant, recusant, reluctant, renitent, repellent, repugnant, resistant, resisting, resistive, restive, retardant, retardative, rival, self-willed, shrewish, stiff-necked, stubborn, sulky, sullen, unadaptable, unadjustable, unbiddable, uncompliant, unconforming, unconsenting, uncontrollable, uncooperative, unfavorable, unfriendly, ungovernable, unmalleable, unmanageable, unmoldable, unpropitious, unruly, unsubmissive, unwilling, unyielding, up in arms, wild, withstanding
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