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willing to follow advice or authority, tractable, submissive; responsive; liable to be held responsible
amenable
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, insitution, etc.
inception
a weakness or ailment (physical, mental, moral, etc.)
infirmity
stubborn, unyielding
obdurate
lacking in nutritive value; lacking in interest or substance, immature, juvenile
jejune
a collection of diverse or miscellaneous items; a general mixture; petals mixed with spices for scent
potpourri
showing unusually early development (especially in talents and mental capacity)
precocious
delighting in cruelty, excessively cruel
sadistic
self-righteous, characterized by moralizing; given to use of maxims or adages; saying much in few words, pithy
sententious
to beg earnestly and humbly
supplicate
an excess or overindulgence, as in eating or drinking, causing disgust; to feed or supply with anything to excess
surfeit
winding, twisted, crooked; hightly involved, complex; devious
tortuous
swollen, bloated, filled to excess; overdecorated or excessive in language
turgid
syn. inflated, pompous, bombastic, overblown
turgid
syn. circuitous, serpentine, labyrinthine
tortuous
syn. excess, glut, cloy, satiate
surfeit
syn. plead, petition, implore, entreat
supplicate
syn. aphoristic, epigrammatic, moralistic
sententious
syn. brutal, vicious, inhuman, fiendish
sadistic
syn. foward, gifted, advanced
precocious
syn. elaborate, enlarge, descant, wander, roam
expatiate
syn. incidental, extrinsic
extraneous
syn. commencement, inauguration, outset
inception
s vapid, insipid, puerile, childish
jejune
s obstinate, adamant
obdurate
s hodgepodge, melandge, farrago, medley
potpourri
s exhaust, empty, drain, bankrupt
deplete
s yardstick, touchstone, gauge, canon
criterion
s gullible
credulous
syn. butchery, bloodbath, massacre
carnage
syn. chide, rebuke, reprove, repreimand
berate
s agreeable, compliant, docile
amenable
s affliction, malady, defect
infirmity