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refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
predecessor - former occupant of a post
insurgent - rebellious; N.
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery