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refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
viand - food; CF. live
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete