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intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent