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- n. The quality of being refractory.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or condition of being refractory.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being refractory, in any sense.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the trait of being unmanageable
Yes, and it was clear that Buckwheat was watching to learn the outcome of this veiled refractoriness.
Along the way he correctly spelled stratocracy, refractoriness, mendacious, and childrens.
Expressions of refractoriness and of love passed by turns over her youthful face when, after waiting for a quarter of an hour, neither her keen eye nor her heart had announced the arrival of him whom she knew to be due.
Yes, refractoriness is the #1 quality associated with raincoaster.
I guess her refractoriness must me somewhat lost upon me.
He is willing to hope you to be all obedience, and would prevent all incitements to refractoriness.
An act of oblivion, as I may call it, shall pass upon all your former refractoriness: and you will once more make us happy in you, and in one another.
And those wives whose refractoriness ye fear, exhort them, and avoid them in beds, and beat them; but if they obey you, seek not a way against them; verily Allah is ever Lofty, Grand.
He would, then and there, lead to a shaft 60 feet deep, and deep in the jungle, too, at a spot so artfully concealed that no mortal man could ever unguided hope to find it, where was to be revealed a reef — a rich reef blasted by the mere refractoriness of the ore, a disadvantage which would vanish like smoke before a man of means.
Hamilton listed four features of the French scene that worried him: “disagreements” among reformers, “the vehement character of your people,” “the interested refractoriness of your nobles,” and “the reveries of your philosophic politicians.”
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