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refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
constituency - voters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
approbation - approval