recalcitrant


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recalcitrant

adjective Poorly responsive to therapy; refractory

recalcitrant

adjective Poorly responsive to therapy

recalcitrant

Difficult to treat; resistant to commonly used treatments.
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We are extremely grateful to Congress for passing the Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act and to President Obama for signing the bill into law, but our work is far from over.
We are thrilled to make Absorica available as a valuable option for the dermatologists and patients who need treatment for severe recalcitrant nodular acne.
He came late under Liam Jones to prise the Weatherbys Printing Handicap from Recalcitrant at odds of 11-2.
Now we will see a drive to sell more to boost profits so our pavements can look like glorified meeting places for groups of recalcitrant pigeons determined to give us a sticky end.
WILLIAM BUICK, who was on fire on the Polytrack during the winter, has struggled to get the winners flowing again following his comeback from injury, but judged on his waiting-in-front race on Recalcitrant in the 1m4f handicap on Wednesday night, Andrew Balding's exciting young apprentice is fast finding his touch again.
The fact that Jesus came into a nontraditional Jewish family places his story within the struggle for social acceptance in a conservatively recalcitrant political era.
Chapters go far beyond the basics of contracting and its markets, delving into sales and how to make an accurate estimate, how to negotiate a balanced contract, how to control costs while doing the job, how to collect money from recalcitrant clients, quick start tips and checklists for undertaking jobs, and much more.
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Plantation mistresses wrote frantic letters to their loved ones on the front about impudent Sukie, recalcitrant Big Sam, and missing Gabriel.
Disc dispersers are used to detach and comminute recalcitrant ink in paper recycling operations.
Like the recalcitrant Surrealist's greatest pictorial conundrums, many of Artschwager's pictures--resized southwestern landscapes; oddly squashed or distended interiors populated by enigmatic, anonymous figures and "furniture" that recalls this artist's earlier sculptures; coyly representative "abstractions"--refuse resolution or easy interpretation.
Recalcitrant detainees at the US camp are sometimes kept in them for hours a day, to be fed through tubes and prevented from deliberately vomiting afterwards, the New York Times reported.