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amenable
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • 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.
  • The child could not be made amenable to rules.

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  • And then what is so awful about being amenable and liked?
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • "I got some fine piecework to barter, if you’re amenable," I hear a man say to Mr. Nielsen, standing behind the counter.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train

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