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refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
eminent - rising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
adamant - hard; inflexible