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refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
regeneration - spiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance