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  • 181recalcitrant — adj refractory, unmanageable, unsubmissive, intractable, contumacious, disobedient, insubordinate, difficult; fractious, rebellious, mutinous, unruly; headstrong, willfull, pervicacious, strong willed, defiant, wayward; perverse, contrary,… …

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  • 182restive — adj 1. restless, uneasy, nervous, unquiet, impatient. See restless(def. 2). 2. refractory, fractious, disobedient, recalcitrant, contumacious; undutiful, uncomplying, noncomply ing, uncompliant, noncompliant, noncooperative, uncooperative;… …

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  • 183stubborn — adj 1. obstinate, mulish, muleheaded, stubborn as a mule, pigheaded, bullheaded, bullish, headstrong; willful, self willed, strong willed, contrary, perverse, wrongheaded, cross grained; balky, uncooperative, froward, refractory, rusty,… …

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  • 184unmanageable — adj 1. unruly, refractory, ungovernable, uncontrollable, difficult; recalcitrant, froward, contumacious, uncooperative, balky, obstreperous; willful, self willed, stubborn, unyielding, inflexible; perverse, contrary, wrong headed, cross grained,… …

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  • 185unwilling — adj 1. reluctant, averse, loath, disinclined, indisposed, not in the mood, Sl. not psyched, Sl. not into it; opposed, against, disagreeing, unconsenting, at odds; involuntary, forced, against one s will. 2. obstinate, stubborn, uncooperative,… …

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  • 186wayward — adj 1. disobedient, willful, self willed, contrary, perverse, wrong headed, cross grained, balky, uncooperative, froward, refractory, recalcitrant, contumacious; ungovernable, unmanageable, uncontrollable, difficult, restive, unruly, fractious,… …

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  • 187wrong-headed — adj 1. misguided, unwise, imprudent, injudicious; ill considered, ill judged, ill advised, ill contrived, ill devised, using or showing poor judgment; impolitic, inexpedient, infelicitous, disadvantageous, unfavorable, the worst possible;… …

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  • 188wry — adj 1. lopsided, one sided, crooked, askew, awry, twisted, distorted; tilted, inclined, aslant, to one side, sideways, off center, uneven, unsymmetrical, asymmetric, asymmetrical. 2. devious, misdirected, astray. 3. contrary, perverse, wrong… …

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  • 189knot — I [[t]nɒt[/t]] n. v. knot•ted, knot•ting 1) navig. tex an interlacing, looping, etc., of a cord, rope, or the like, drawn tight into a knob, for fastening two cords together or a cord to something else 2) cvb a tangled mass; snarl 3) clo an… …

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  • 190gnarled — /nald / (say nahld) adjective 1. (of trees) full of or covered with gnarls. 2. (of persons) a. having a rugged, weather beaten appearance. b. cross grained; perverse; cantankerous. Also, gnarly. {variant of knurled} …

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  • 191knot — I. /nɒt / (say not) noun 1. an interlacement of a cord, rope, or the like, drawn tight into a lump or knob, as for fastening two cords, etc., together or to something else. 2. a piece of ribbon or similar material tied or folded upon itself and… …

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  • 192red oak — /rɛd ˈoʊk/ (say red ohk) noun 1. any of several oak trees, as Quercus borealis, common to North America. 2. the hard cross grained wood of these trees …

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  • 193rough — [adj1] uneven, irregular asperous, bearded, brambly, bristly, broken, bumpy, bushy, chapped, choppy, coarse, cragged, craggy, cross grained, disheveled, fuzzy, hairy, harsh, jagged, knobby, knotty, nappy, nodular, not smooth, ridged, rocky,… …

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  • 194wayward — [adj] contrary, unmanageable aberrant, arbitrary, balky, capricious, changeable, contumacious, cross grained, delinquent, disobedient, disorderly, errant, erratic, fickle, flighty, fractious, froward, headstrong, immoral, inconstant, incorrigible …

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  • 195поперечная фанера (фанерная плита) — Фанера (фанерная плита), у которой направление волокон древесины наружных слоев перпендикулярно их наибольшему линейному размеру. [ГОСТ 15812 87] Тематики древесина клееная слоистая EN cross grained plywood FR contreplaque en travers …

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  • 196поперечный лист шпона — Шпон, у которого ширина превышает длину. [ГОСТ 15812 87] Тематики древесина клееная слоистая EN cross grained veneer FR feuille du placage transversal …

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  • 197Поперечная фанера (фанерная плита) — 54. Поперечная фанера (фанерная плита) Е. Cross grained plywood F. Contreplaque en travers Фанера (фанерная плита), у которой направление волокон древесины наружных слоев перпендикулярно их наибольшему линейному размеру Источник: ГОСТ 15812 87:… …

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  • 198contrarious — adjective difficult to deal with • Syn: ↑cross grained • Similar to: ↑stubborn, ↑obstinate, ↑unregenerate …

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  • 199crabbed — adj. 1 irritable or morose. 2 (of handwriting) ill formed and hard to decipher. 3 perverse or cross grained. 4 difficult to understand. Derivatives: crabbedly adv. crabbedness n. Etymology: ME f. CRAB(1), assoc. with CRAB(2) …

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  • 200knot — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a an intertwining of a rope, string, tress of hair, etc., with another, itself, or something else to join or fasten together. b a set method of tying a knot (a reef knot). c a ribbon etc. tied as an ornament and worn on a dress… …

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