Thesaurus / refractory
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Occasionally, refractory brick is used, but it is not necessary.
The keys of Valenciennes, it was commonly said, opened to the regent the gates of all the refractory cities of the Netherlands.
HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF PHILIP THE SECOND, KING OF SPAIN.WILLIAM H. PRESCOTT
The pessimist is further characterised by an incapacity for prolonged attention, a refractory attention and a feeble will.
DEGENERACYEUGENE S. TALBOT
These Pausies of Oude generally form the worst part of the gangs of refractory tallookdars in their indiscriminate plunder.
A JOURNEY THROUGH THE KINGDOM OF OUDE, VOLUMES I & IIWILLIAM SLEEMAN
I was a refractory, I evaded the conscription, that was all.
THE VILLAGE RECTORHONORE DE BALZAC
And it would make me perfectly wretched to be confronted by ears so refractory as to require boxing.
ELIZABETH AND HER GERMAN GARDEN"ELIZABETH", AKA MARIE ANNETTE BEAUCHAMP
He has succeeded in producing the most brilliant glass of refractory power, which is so difficult to obtain.
REMINISCENCES OF GLASS-MAKINGDEMING JARVES
I've trimmed the refractory locks: you look a tidy little girl now.
HERIOT'S CHOICEROSA NOUCHETTE CAREY
It was made through Bajaur where refractory tribesmen were brought to order.
THE BBUR-NMA IN ENGLISHBABUR, EMPEROR OF HINDUSTAN
To remove trousers from a refractory prisoner offers problems.
LONG LIVE THE KINGMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
WORDS RELATED TO REFRACTORY
- out of control
- out of line
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