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  • 101ungovernable — *unruly, intractable, refractory, recalcitrant, willful, headstrong Analogous words: *contrary, perverse, froward, wayward: contumacious, *insubordinate, rebellious, factious Antonyms: governable: docile Contrasted words: submissive, subdued,… …

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  • 102amenable — adj 1. agreeable, reasonable, persuadable; compliant, pliant, flexible, conformable, adaptable; yielding, acquiescent, submissive, deferential, obedient; docile, manageable, governable, tractable. 2. liable, accountable, answerable, chargeable,… …

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  • 103conformable — adj 1. corresponding, like, resembling, similar; harmonious, agreeable, congruous, congruent, consonant, consistent with; appropriate, suitable, fit, befitting, proper, meet. 2. compliant, acquiescent, submissive, yielding; malleable, ductile,… …

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  • 104corrigible — adj 1. reformable, correctible, remediable, emendable, reparable, improvable, curable, treatable; teachable, trainable, educable; changeable, amendable, flexible, adaptable. 2. amenable, tractable, pliant; submissive, acquiescent, yielding,… …

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  • 105handy — adj 1. accessible, available, at hand, on hand, close at hand, at one s fingertips, within reach; convenient, nearby, next door, just around the corner. 2. useful, helpful, serviceable, employable, expedient, practicable, functional, beneficial,… …

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  • 106malleable — adj 1. extensile, extensible, ductile, tractile, plastic, stretchable; bendable, flexible, flexile, flexuous, pliant, pliable, whippy; elastic, supple, lithe, limber, willowy, lissom; yielding, bending, shapable, moldable, fictile. 2. adaptable,… …

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  • 107manageable — adj governable, tractable, controllable; corrigible, impressionable, susceptible, persua sible; receptive, amenable, teachable, trainable, educate, tamable; flexible, pliant, compliant; namby pamby, weak, insipid, wishy washy; pusillanimous,… …

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  • 108meek — adj 1. humble, lowly, modest, unpretentious, unpretending, unpresuming, unassuming, free from pride, without arrogance, unostentatious. 2. deferential, obliging, complaisant, compliant, conformable, agreeable, biddable, willing; submissive,… …

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  • 109obedient — adj 1. compliant, acquiescent, submissive, yielding, deferential, Rare. morigerate, moriger ous; dutiful, duteous, law abiding, rule abiding, loyal, faithful; conforming, cooperative, responsive, agreeable; supple, malleable, ductile, pliant;… …

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  • 110plastic — adj 1. moldable, easily molded, fictile, soft, clayey, claylike, ductile, shapeable. 2. creative, artistic, imaginative, inventive, inspired, original; expressionistic, clever, innovative; perceptive, feeling, intuitive. 3. impressionable,… …

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  • 111pliable — adj 1. flexible, flexile, flexuous, bendable, pliant; elastic, supple, lithe, limber, willowy, lissome; malleable, extensile, extensible, ductile, tractile, plastic, stretchable; bending, shapable, moldable, fictile. 2. persuasible, persuadable,… …

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  • 112tractable — adj 1. docile, tame, dutiful, obedient; yielding, submissive, willing, amenable, complaisant; manageable, governable, guidable, leadable. 2. malleable, handleable, pliable, flexible; plastic, ductile, tractile, fictile, adaptable; extensile,… …

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  • 113ungovernable — un·governable …

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  • 114obedient — adjective Syn: compliant, biddable, acquiescent, good, law abiding, deferential, governable, docile, submissive Ant: rebellious …

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  • 115unruly — un•ru•ly [[t]ʌnˈru li[/t]] adj. li•er, li•est not submissive or cooperative; ungovernable; unmanageable • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME unruely= un I+ruly, ruely governable, controllable un•ru′li•ness, n …

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  • 116govern — /ˈgʌvən / (say guvuhn) verb (t) 1. to rule by right of authority, as a sovereign does: to govern a state. 2. to exercise a directing or restraining influence over; guide: the motives governing a decision. 3. to hold in check: to govern one s… …

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  • 117uncontrollable — /ʌnkənˈtroʊləbəl/ (say unkuhn trohluhbuhl) adjective 1. not governable: an uncontrollable temper. 2. not abiding by any rules or responding to any discipline: an uncontrollable child. –uncontrollability /ʌnkəntroʊləˈbɪləti/ (say unkuhntrohluh… …

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  • 118docile — [adj] compliant, submissive accommodating, acquiescent, adaptable, agreeable, amenable, biddable, childlike, complacent, cool, docious, ductile, easily influenced, easy, easygoing, gentle, governable, humble, laidback, manageable, meek, mellow,… …

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  • 119impossible — [adj1] beyond the bounds of possibility absurd, beyond, contrary to reason, cureless, futile, hardly possible, hopeless, hundred to one*, impassable, impervious, impracticable, impractical, inaccessible, inconceivable, inexecutable, infeasible,… …

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  • 120malleable — [adj] pliable adaptable, compliant, ductile, flexible, governable, go with the flow*, impressionable, manageable, moldable, plastic, pliant, putty in hands*, rolls with punches*, soft, submissive, supple, tractable, tractile, transformable,… …

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