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(adj)willing to follow advice pr authority, tractable, submissive; responsive; liable to be held responsible
amendable
(v)to scold sharply
berate
(n)large-scale slaughter or loss of life
carnage
(adj)too ready to believe, easily decieved
credulous
(n)a rule, test; a standard for judgment or evaluation
criterion
(v)to use up as a result of spending or consumption; to diminish greatly
deplete
(v)to expand on, write or talk at length or in detail; to move about freely
expatiate
(adj)coming from the outside, foreign; present but not essential, irrelevant
extraneous
(n)the beginning, start, earliest stage of some process, institution, ect.
inception
(n)a weakness or ailment (physical, mental, moral, ect.)
infirmity
(adj)lacking in nutrive value; lacking in interest or substance; immature, juvenile
jejune
(adj)stubborn,unyielding
obdurate
(n)a collection of diverse or miscellaneous items; a general mixture; petals mixed with spices for scent
potpourri
(adj)showing unusually early development(especially in talents and mental capacity)
precocious
(adj)delighting in cruelt, excessively cruel
sadistic
(adj)self-rightous, characterized by moralizing; given to use of maxims or adages; saying much in few words, pithy
sententious
(v)to beg earnestly and humbly
supplicate
(n)an excess or overindulgence, as in eating or drinking, causing disgust;(v)to feed or supply with anything excess
surfeit
(adj)winding, twisted, crooked; highly involved, complex; devious
tortuous
(adj)swollen, bloated, filled to excess; overdecorated or excessive in language
turgid