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willing to follow advice or authority, tractable, submissive; responsive; liable to be held responsible
amendable
to scold sharply
berate
large-scale slaughter or loss of life
carnage
too ready to believe, easily deceived
credulous
a rule, test, a standard for judgement or evaluation
criterion
to use up as a result of spending or consumption; to diminish greatly
deplete
to expand on, write or talk at length or in detail, to move about freely
expatiate
coming from the outside, foreign, present but not essential, irrelevant
extraneous
the beginning,start, earliest stage of some process, institution
inception
a weakness, or ailment (mental, physical, moral)
infirmity
lacking in nutritive value, lacking in interest or substance; immature, juvenile
jejune
stubborn, unyielding
obdurate
a collection of diverse or micellaneous items, a general mixture; petals mized with spices for scent
potpourri
showing unusually early development, (especially in talents or mental capacity)
precocious
delighting in cruelty, excessively cruel
sadistic
self-rightous; characterized by moralizing, given to use or maxims or adages; saying much in few words
sententious
to beg earnestly and humbly
supplicate
an excess or overindulgence; as in eating or drinking, causing disgust
surfeit
winding, twisted, crooked, highly involved, complex
tortuous
swollen, bloated, filled to excess; overdecorated or excessive in language
turgid
S: agreeable, compliant, docile
amenable
s: chide, rebuke, reprove, reprimand
berate
s: butchery, bloodbath, massacre
carnage
s: gullible
credulous
s: yardstick, touchstone, gauge, canon
criterion
s: exhaust, empty, drain, bankrupt
deplete
s: elaborate, enlarge, descant, wander, roam
expatiate
s: incidental, extrinsic
extraneous
s: commencement, inauguration, outset
inception
s: affliction, malady, defect
infirmity
s: vapid, insipid, puerile, childish
jejune
s: obsinate, adament
obdurate
s: hodgepodge, melange, farrago, medley
potpourri
s: forward, gifted, advanced
precocious
s: brutal, vicious, inhuman, fiendish
sadistic
s: aphoristic, epigrammatic, moralistic
sententious
s: plead, petition, implore, entreat
supplicate
s: excess, glut, cloy, satiate
surfeit
s: circuitous, serpentine, labyrinthine
tortuous
s: inflated, pompous, bombastic, overblown
turgid
a: unresponsive, resistant, recalcitrant
amenable
a: praise, compliment, pat on the back
berate
a: dubious, skeptical
credulous
a: replenish, refill, restock, resupply
deplete
a: sketch roughly, summarize, condense, adumerate
expatiate
a: intrinsic, relevant, perinent, germane
extraneous
a: completion, conclusion, termination
inception
a: stimulating, mature
jejune
a: yielding, tractable, flexible
obdurate
a: homogenuous or uniform group
potpourri
a: backward, retarded, slow
precocious
a: masochistic, clement, humane, merciful
sadistic
a: discursive, diffuse, episodic
sententious
a: dearth, paucity, lack
surfeit
a: direct, straight, straightforward
tortuous
a: muted, understated, unadorned, austere
turgid