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No—go when we will, and where we may, we shall hold ourselves amenable to defend and protect the country that embraces us.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
Young Richard, never loath to fortify himself, proved amenable enough to the stiffly laced Canary that his friend set before him.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
Every one of the little boys became more or less amenable to his influence, and among them Vernon Williams.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Day after day, night after night, heaps of outrages were committed there, and not one offender was made amenable to justice.
IS ULSTER RIGHT?ANONYMOUS
Sabúti siya ug musugut ba, Have a talk with him to see if he is amenable.
A DICTIONARY OF CEBUANO VISAYANJOHN U. WOLFF
They were, besides, made amenable to a most rigorous system of laws, the least infraction of which was punished with death.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
If we break into the house and find nothing, we shall be amenable to the law.
PAUL PATOFFF. MARION CRAWFORD
Never had she been so amenable to discipline as under Dillon's remote and affable authority.
THE ART OF DISAPPEARINGJOHN TALBOT SMITH
Nonconformity is, no doubt, amenable to the reproach of undue sectarianism and unnecessary division.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
As a slave the man would make an excellent guard or warrior—that is, were he tractable, amenable to discipline.
WARRIOR OF THE DAWNHOWARD CARLETON BROWNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO AMENABLE

  • agreeable
  • amenable
  • biased
  • eager
  • enthusiastic
  • fain
  • given to
  • liable
  • likely
  • minded
  • partial
  • prone
  • ready
  • subject
  • susceptible
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