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Word: amenable

Definition: obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests


Sentences Containing 'amenable'

Colour would seem to depend much more on a natural sense and to be less amenable to teaching.
What are those qualities of hair that are amenable to expression in stone?
They were founded by the authority of the pope; and were so entirely under his immediate protection, that their members, whether masters or students, had all of them what was then called the benefit of clergy, that is, were exempted from the civil jurisdiction of the countries in which their respective universities were situated, and were amenable only to the ecclesiastical tribunals.
He is the most friendly and amenable creature in existence; and as for advice!--But nobody knows what that man's mind is, except myself.'
'I say again,' said my aunt, 'nobody knows what that man's mind is except myself; and he's the most amenable and friendly creature in existence.

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