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refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
vex - annoy; distress
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
terrestrial - on or relating to the earth