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refraction - bending of a ray of light
rapport - close relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
indubitable - unable to be doubted; which cannot be doubted; unquestionable
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata