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  • 81unruly — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unmanageable, insubordinate, obstreperous, fractious, refractory, ungovernable, turbulent, boisterous, balky. See disobedience. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. uncontrollable, willful, headstrong,… …

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  • 82obedient — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Dutiful] Syn. amenable, loyal, law abiding, governable, tractable, resigned, devoted, respectful, complaisant, controllable, attentive, obliging, willing, deferential, under the control of, at one s command, obeisant,… …

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  • 83uncontrollable — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. obdurate, obstinate, stubborn, ungovernable, lawless, insurgent; see also unruly . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. ungovernable, wild, out of control, unmanageable, intractable, out of hand, carried away,… …

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  • 84administrable — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Capable of being governed: controllable, governable, manageable, rulable. See CONTROL …

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  • 85CONTROL — (Roget s Thesaurus II) Index control noun government, grip, monopoly adjective governable verb govern, handle, have, maneuver …

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  • 86controllable — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Capable of being governed: administrable, governable, manageable, rulable. See CONTROL …

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  • 87rulable — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Capable of being governed: administrable, controllable, governable, manageable. See CONTROL …

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  • 88catamaran — [17] Catamaran is a word borrowed from the Tamil language of the southeast coast of India. It is a compound meaning literally ‘tied wood’, made up of kattu ‘tie’ and maram ‘wood, tree’. It was first recorded in English in William Dampier’s… …

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  • 89manageable — man·age·a·ble || mænɪdÊ’É™bl adj. capable of being managed; governable, controllable; submissive, docile, compliant …

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  • 90rulier — adj. governable, manageable; obedient, compliant …

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  • 91ruliest — adj. governable, manageable; obedient, compliant …

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  • 92ruly — adj. governable, manageable; obedient, compliant …

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  • 93ungovernable — un·gov·ern·a·ble || ‚ʌn gÊŒvÉ™(r)nÉ™bl adj. not governable, uncontrollable, unmanageable …

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  • 94govern — [ gʌv(ə)n] verb 1》 conduct the policy and affairs of (a state, organization, or people).     ↘control or influence. 2》 constitute a rule, standard, or principle for.     ↘serve to decide (a legal case). 3》 Grammar (of a word) require that… …

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  • 95manageable — a. 1. Tractable, governable, docile, controllable, tamable. 2. Controllable …

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  • 96tractable — a. 1. Docile, manageable, governable, willing. 2. Practicable, feasible …

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  • 97amenable — adjective 1) an amenable child Syn: cooperative, acquiescent, compliant, accommodating, obliging, biddable, manageable, controllable, governable, persuadable, tractable, responsive, pliant, malleable, complaisant, easily handled; rare persuasi …

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  • 98manageable — adjective 1) a manageable amount of work Syn: achievable, doable, practicable, possible, feasible, reasonable, attainable, viable Ant: impractical, impossible 2) a manageable child …

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  • 99obedient — adjective obviously, you want an obedient dog for security work Syn: compliant, acquiescent, tractable, amenable; dutiful, good, law abiding, deferential, respectful, duteous, well trained, well disciplined, manageable, governable; docile, tame,… …

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  • 100tractable — adjective our preschool teachers disagree with the statement that children are becoming less tractable every year Syn: malleable, manageable, amenable, pliable, governable, yielding, complaisant, compliant, game, persuadable, accommodating,… …

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