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intractable
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
difficult
in various senses, including:
  • of problems or disease — difficult to solve or cure
  • of people or animals — difficult to manage or control
  • of materials — difficult to manipulate
  • That you're intractable.
    1.2 Part 1 Chapter 2 — The Chain (75% in)
  • Once he realizes that he is of no importance whatever in the vast scheme of the universe, that no possible significance can be attached to his activities, that it does not matter whether he lives or dies, he will become much more .... tractable.
    1.6 Part 1 Chapter 6 — The Non-Commercial (17% in)
  • It's that unyielding, intractable attitude of yours.
    2.4 Part 2 Chapter 4 — The Sanction of the Victim (16% in)
  • He held her glance; she saw the faint movement she had noted as typical of him: the movement of his proudly intractable mouth curving into the hint of a smile.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (21% in)

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