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tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
sentinel - sentry; lookout
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
uniformity - sameness; monotony; ADJ. uniform: the same all over
decelerate - slow down
foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring