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amenable
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition readily complying to suggestions and influences
  • Trust me, good jailer, you shall briefly have peace in your house; and, I promise you, Mistress Prynne shall hereafter be more amenable to just authority than you may have found her heretofore.
    Chapter 4 -- The Interview (15% in)
  • The child could not be made amenable to rules.
    Chapter 6 -- Pearl (18% in)

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