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::: refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
::: churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
::: suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
::: galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
::: brawl - noisy quarrel
::: momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
::: paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
::: speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
::: mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
::: fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora