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Adjective

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Positive
intractable

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  1. Not tractable or to be drawn or guided by persuasion; not easily governed, managed, or directed; uncontrollable; violent; stubborn; obstinate.

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References

  • "intractable" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

intractable” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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