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refractory

美国发音:[rɪ'frækt(ə)ri]
英国发音:[rɪ'frækt(ə)ri]

[adj]
英语解释:stubborn, rebellious, and uncontrollable
常见翻译:顽固性的,难驾驭的,倔强的,执拗的

[n]
英语解释:a material that is able to withstand high temperatures without melting, e.g. the fire clay used to line furnaces
常见翻译:耐火材料

1 [of a person/animal] stubborn, difficult to control. 2 [of a disease] difficult to treat or cure.
A refractory child is a stubborn child disobeying its parents or teachers. A refractory horse doesn't obey the commands of the rider. A refractory mob is difficult to control. A refractory employee resists their employer�s authority.