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adjective as in willing, cooperative

adjective as in able to be judged; responsible

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Collins, though, may be more amenable after her intensely competitive November election is over.

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Feynman diagrams can be translated into geometric spaces that are amenable to analysis by cohomology.

There was even work to make it amenable to industrial looms.

I was pretty shocked in general to see how amenable people were to changing this very foundational thing!

That might have included graduate students, it might have been a school district that was very amenable to research, and then you take the results of that and trying to put that into another location is where that challenge happened.

The politics look potentially most amenable in Pennsylvania, and even there a GOP legislature has to go along.

After all, plenty of folks would be amenable to, or perhaps even charmed by, the idea of an untraditional marriage.

The question for Republicans is whether it plays in places where the public is amenable to something like the Medicaid expansion.

Perhaps Khartoum could even lean on Machar to be more amenable to a diplomatic solution.

Despite his reputation as a ruthless practitioner of attrition warfare, Grant was amenable to Lee's request.

No—go when we will, and where we may, we shall hold ourselves amenable to defend and protect the country that embraces us.

Young Richard, never loath to fortify himself, proved amenable enough to the stiffly laced Canary that his friend set before him.

Every one of the little boys became more or less amenable to his influence, and among them Vernon Williams.

Day after day, night after night, heaps of outrages were committed there, and not one offender was made amenable to justice.

Sabúti siya ug musugut ba, Have a talk with him to see if he is amenable.


On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to amenable, such as: agreeable, responsive, susceptible, acquiescent, biddable, and docile.

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