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refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
concise - brief and compact
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
disparage - belittle
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back