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Sample sentences for the GRE study word intractable

intractable can be used as a adj

1.The spirit which served her was growing intractable she could neither lay nor control it. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
2.Aouda fastened her great eyes, "clear as the sacred lakes of the Himalaya," upon him but the intractable Fogg, as reserved as ever, did not seem at all inclined to throw himself into this lake. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
3.Virgil was very sensible of this, and used the utmost diligence in working up a more intractable language to whatsoever graces it was capable of, and, in particular, never failed to bring the sound of his line to a beautiful agreement with its sense. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer

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