intractable

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Word of the Day
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intractable

Pronunciation /ɪnˈtraktəb(ə)l/
adjective
1 Hard to control or deal with.
1.1 (of a person) difficult or stubborn.

Origin
Late 15th century from Latin intractabilis, from in- ‘not’ + tractabilis (see tractable).

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Beware, all who enter here: Participants are intractable. Rules are firm, but routinely bent!

[Of what use is a firm bow if it cannot be bent to a useful purpose? –unknown archer]

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