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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
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development