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refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
delta - flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
pendulous - hanging; suspended
veer - change in direction; swerve
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man