refractorily
adverb see refractory I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Refractorily — Re*frac to*ri*ly (r?*fr?k t?*r?*l?), adv. In a refractory manner; perversely; obstinately. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refractorily — See refractory. * * * …   Universalium

  • refractorily — adverb In a refractory manner …   Wiktionary

  • refractorily — rɪ fræktrɪlɪ adv. stubbornly, obstinately; in the manner of being resistant to usual treatments; in a manner that is difficult to fuse or process …   English contemporary dictionary

  • refractorily — re·frac·to·ri·ly …   English syllables

  • refractorily — kt(ə)rə̇lē, ˌfrakˈtōrəlē, ȯr , li adverb : in a refractory manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • refractory — refractorily, adv. refractoriness, n. /ri frak teuh ree/, adj., n., pl. refractories. adj. 1. hard or impossible to manage; stubbornly disobedient: a refractory child. 2. resisting ordinary methods of treatment. 3. difficult to fuse, reduce, or… …   Universalium

  • refractory — I. adjective Etymology: alteration of refractary, from Latin refractarius, irregular from refragari to oppose, from re + fragari (as in suffragari to support with one s vote) Date: 1606 1. resisting control or authority ; stubborn, unmanageable 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Virginia militia — The Virginia militia is composed of the body of the people in the Commonwealth of Virginia which is an armed force of all citizens capable of bearing arms. The Virginia militia was established in 1607 as part of the British militia system.… …   Wikipedia

  • refractoriness — See refractorily. * * * …   Universalium

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