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recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
hermitage - home of a hermit
buccaneer - pirate