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on a string

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  • as inobedient
  • as inbeholden
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Synonyms for on a string

adj well-behaved; submissive
  • attentive
  • compliant
  • deferential
  • devoted
  • docile
  • dutiful
  • faithful
  • law-abiding
  • loyal
  • respectful
  • subservient
  • acquiescent
  • amenable
  • at one's beck and call
  • biddable
  • complaisant
  • controllable
  • docious
  • duteous
  • governable
  • honoring
  • in one's clutches
  • in one's pocket
  • in one's power
  • obeisant
  • obliging
  • observant
  • on a string
  • pliant
  • regardful
  • resigned
  • reverential
  • sheeplike
  • tame
  • tractable
  • under control
  • venerating
  • well-trained
  • willing
  • wrapped around finger
  • yielding

Antonyms for on a string

  • disloyal
  • disobedient
  • inconsiderate
  • inconstant
  • neglectful
  • unfaithful
  • contrary
  • insolent
  • misbehaving
  • mutinous
  • obstinate
  • rebellious
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to on a string

beholden

adjective. indebted
  • bound
  • grateful
  • in hock
  • into
  • obligated
  • obliged
  • on a string
  • on the arm
  • on the cuff
  • on the tab
  • owe one
  • owing
  • responsible
  • under obligation

obedient

adjective. well-behaved; submissive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.