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in-tractābĭlis , e, adj.,
I.not to be handled or meddled with, unmanageable, intractable; rough, rude, wild, fierce (since the Aug. per.): “genus intractabile bello,Verg. A. 1, 339; cf. in comp.: “homo naturā intractabilior et morosior,Gell. 18, 7, 1.— “Of inanim. and abstr. things: pastinacae virus intractabile est,Plin. 19, 5, 27, § 89: “loca frigore,uninhabitable, Just. 24, 4: “intractabilis et dura aetas,Sen. Ep. 25, 1: “bruma,Verg. G. 1, 211: “ira,Grat. Cyn. 159.
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