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Word: malleable

Definition: (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable


More Vocab Words

::: gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
::: prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
::: swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
::: doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
::: morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
::: prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
::: contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
::: gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
::: clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
::: skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.