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Definitionreadily 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)
There are no more uses of "amenable" in The Scarlet Letter.
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