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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In an easily managed or controlled manner; In a docile or yielding manner; Also: In an easily worked, shaped, or malleable manner..

Usage examples (21)
  • Adjective : a tractable child; a tractable disposition
  • Helstone's little light hand, however, she yielded tractably, and seemed soothed by its contact.
  • Down the dimly lighted passage she walked rapidly, while the jester tractably and silently followed.
  • Why not put forward some possible solutions, or frame the problems more positively, more tractably, as you're obviously muy skilled congrats on the decade since M59 BTW! for more
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