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    refractory - Dictionary definition and meaning for word refractory

    Definition
    (noun) lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace
    Synonyms : furnace lining
    Definition
    (adj) not responding to treatment
    Synonyms : stubborn
    Example Sentence
    • a stubborn infection
    • a refractory case of acne
    • stubborn rust stains
    Definition
    (adj) temporarily unresponsive or not fully responsive to nervous or sexual stimuli
    Example Sentence
    • the refractory period of a muscle fiber
    Definition
    (adj) stubbornly resistant to authority or control
    Synonyms : fractious , recalcitrant
    Example Sentence
    • a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness
    • a refractory child
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for refractory

refractory--means factor ,who always factors the law into piece,means don't follow the law.

one who doesn't refract or bend at all meaning stubborn

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Remember SATISFACTORY....REFRACTORY can br the OPPOSITE of SATISFACTORY

repeated fractures=re fracture are difficult to manage or cure

refractory -due to the economics crisis the industry has beared huge loss , so it takes some time to recuperate from its loss.

REFACTORY, He is stubborn that he will buy it again from the factory outlet.

re-fact = He does not listen to facts

Factory workers are always refractory

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