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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
indite - write; compose
brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes