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recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
chaffing - bantering; joking
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
craven - cowardly
palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent