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Refractory
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We've rated Refractory as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

1 January 2016

We found 51 answers for the crossword clue 'Refractory'.

Based on the recent crossword puzzles featuring 'Refractory' we have classified it as a cryptic crossword clue.

We have given Refractory a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Refractory as an answer itself some 22 times.

Refractory is a single word clue made up of 10 letters.

Definitions and usage

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  • Lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace
  • Stubbornly resistant to authority or control; "a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness"; "a refractory child"
  • Temporarily unresponsive or not fully responsive to nervous or sexual stimuli; "the refractory period of a muscle fiber"
  • Not responding to treatment; "a stubborn infection"; "a refractory case of acne"; "stubborn rust stains"

Crossword Answers

6 Letters

ATODDS SURINDER SOBTI
In disagreement; "the figures are at odds with our findings"; "contradictory attributes of unjust justice and loving vindictiveness"- John Morley

AVERSE SURINDER SOBTI
(usually followed by `to') strongly opposed; "antipathetic to new ideas"; "averse to taking risks"; "loath to go on such short notice"; "clearly indisposed to grant their request"

BISQUE SURINDER SOBTI
A thick cream soup made from shellfish

7 Letters

COUNTER SURINDER SOBTI
A return punch (especially by a boxer)

HOSTILE SURINDER SOBTI
Not belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally; "hostile naval and air forces"

OPPOSED SURINDER SOBTI
Being in opposition or having an opponent; "two bitterly opposed schools of thought"

RESTIVE
Impatient especially under restriction or delay; "the government has done nothing to ease restrictions and manufacturers are growing restive"

8 Letters

CERAMICS SURINDER SOBTI
The art of making and decorating pottery

CLASHING SURINDER SOBTI
Sharply and harshly discordant; "clashing interests of loggers and conservationists"; "clashing colors"

INIMICAL SURINDER SOBTI
Not friendly; "an unfriendly act of aggression"; "an inimical critic"

PERVERSE
Deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat"

SHREWISH SURINDER SOBTI
Continually complaining or faultfinding; "a shrewish wife"; "nagging parents"

STUBBORN
Not responding to treatment; "a stubborn infection"; "a refractory case of acne"; "stubborn rust stains"

UPINARMS SURINDER SOBTI

9 Letters

ADVERSARY SURINDER SOBTI
Someone who offers opposition

DIFFICULT SURINDER SOBTI
Hard to control; "a difficult child", "an unmanageable situation"

FRACTIOUS
Unpredictably difficult in operation; likely to be troublesome; "rockets were much too fractious to be tested near thickly populated areas"; "fractious components of a communication system"

RESISTIVE SURINDER SOBTI
Disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority

SEDITIOUS SURINDER SOBTI
Arousing to action or rebellion

TENACIOUS SURINDER SOBTI
Stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"

UNTAMABLE SURINDER SOBTI

UNWILLING SURINDER SOBTI
In spite of contrary volition

10 Letters

ANTAGONIST SURINDER SOBTI
A drug that neutralizes or counteracts the effects of another drug

ANTITHETIC SURINDER SOBTI
Sharply contrasted in character or purpose; "practices entirely antithetical to her professed beliefs"; "hope is antithetic to despair"

HEADSTRONG SURINDER SOBTI
Habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition

REBELLIOUS SURINDER SOBTI
Participating in organized resistance to a constituted government; "the rebelling confederacy"

UNYIELDING SURINDER SOBTI
Stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"

11 Letters

ADVERSATIVE SURINDER SOBTI
Expressing antithesis or opposition; "the adversative conjunction `but' in `poor but happy'"

COMPETITIVE SURINDER SOBTI
Subscribing to capitalistic competition

COMPLAINING SURINDER SOBTI
Expressing pain or dissatisfaction of resentment; "a complaining boss"

DISOBEDIENT
Not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority; "disobedient children"

OBSTRUCTIVE SURINDER SOBTI
Preventing movement; "the clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street"

RETARDATIVE SURINDER SOBTI

12 Letters

NONOBSERVANT SURINDER SOBTI
Failing or refusing to observe religious customs

NONOBSERVANT SURINDER SOBTI
Failing or refusing to observe religious customs

NOTINTHEMOOD SURINDER SOBTI

RECALCITRANT
Stubbornly resistant to authority or control; "a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness"; "a refractory child"

UNCONFIRMING SURINDER SOBTI

UNFAVOURABLE SURINDER SOBTI
Not favorable; "made an unfavorable impression"; "unfavorable reviews"

UNMANAGEABLE SURINDER SOBTI
Hard to control; "a difficult child", "an unmanageable situation"

UNSUBMISSIVE SURINDER SOBTI
Not servile or submissive

13 Letters

BEYONDCONTROL SURINDER SOBTI
Out of control; "the riots got out of hand"

CONTRADICTORY SURINDER SOBTI
That confounds or contradicts or confuses

FURNACELINING
Lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace

NONCONFORMING SURINDER SOBTI
Not conforming to established customs or doctrines especially in religion

UNCOOPERATIVE SURINDER SOBTI
Intentionally unaccommodating; "the action was not offensive to him but proved somewhat disobliging"

14 Letters

INSUPPRESSIBLE SURINDER SOBTI

NONCONFORMABLE SURINDER SOBTI

UNCONTROLLABLE SURINDER SOBTI
Impossible to repress or control; "an irrepressible chatterbox"; "uncontrollable laughter"

15 Letters

ONTHEBARRICADES SURINDER SOBTI

18 Letters

IMPATIENTOFCONTROL SURINDER SOBTI

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