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::: fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
::: arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
::: headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
::: discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
::: sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
::: legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
::: regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
::: induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
::: sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
::: causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality