From having considered them very respectful companions, amenable to instruction, she had begun to think that they meant perhaps to kill her as soon as it was dark, and cut up her body for gradual cooking; the suspicion crossed her that the fierce-eyed old man was in fact the Devil, who might drop that transparent disguise at any moment, and turn either into the grinning blacksmith, or else a fiery-eyed monster with dragon’s wings.
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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.