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Thursday, January 30, 2003

30 JAN 03

From Merriam-Webster.

Intractable

Pronunciation: (“)in-‘trak-t&-b&l

Function: adjective

Etymology: Latin intractabilis, from in-:not + tractabilis:tractable

Date: circa 1531

1 : not easily governed, managed, or directed : OBSTINATE

2 : not easily manipulated or wrought (intractable metal)

3 : not easily relieved or cured (intractable pain)

synonym see: UNRULY

Oh, yeah?

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