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intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
quicksilver - mercury
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division