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amenable - 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
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
ebullient - showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress