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recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
obsidian - black volcanic rock
expos - \'e public revelation of something discreditable