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latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
recurrent - occurring again and again
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
dominate - control; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height;
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
disinclination - unwillingness
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will