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fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
implement - put into effect; enforce; carry out; supply with tools; Ex. implement the plan/suggestion; N: tool or instrument