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docile
used in Catch-22

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Definition
easily led or managed — perhaps submissive or well-behaved
  • When war broke out, he was still docile and compliant.
    Chapter 9 — Major Major Major Major (21% in)
  • She was succulent, sweet, docile and dumb, and she drove everyone crazy but General Dreedle.
    Chapter 21 — General Dreedle (48% in)

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