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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
hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
bookish - fond of books and reading
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty