amenability

[ uh-mee-nuh-buhl, uh-men-uh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF amenability
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The chimpanzee differs from the gorilla in his amenability to civilisation.

Slowly Tom rose and went, prodded into amenability by the muzzle of a rifle in the small of his back.

The great issue was the amenability of the clergy to the civil tribunals.

Because of his amenability the Alimentive can marry almost any type and be happy.

Sulkiness at being thus thwarted replaced her earlier attempt at amenability.

Until the clansmen had opened and aired the festering sores of their grievances there lay in them no hope of amenability.

WORD ORIGIN

1761; see amenable + -ity.

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