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They’d take those objects — which may have been hard to study on their own — and break them into combinatorial pieces that were more tractable.

More inspiring is to say why the problem is in fact more tractable than it seems—as long as you believe that, of course.

That, Let’s Fund says, “makes this much more politically tractable than carbon taxes.”

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To avoid this problem, the researchers came up with several shortcuts and simplifications that help focus on the most important interactions, making the calculations tractable while still providing a precise enough result to be practically useful.

Theorists have explored these situations most thoroughly, in part because they are the only examples tractable with chalkboard mathematics.

The GOP donor class quietly favors the president's immigration ideas as a source of cheaper and more tractable workers.

They were now quite tractable and never persisted in doing anything against our wishes.

The man grinned, and, though Alfreton remembered that he was not usually so tractable with him, proceeded to do Winston's bidding.

It was very tractable and gentle in its temper, and never took advantage of the partiality shown to it.

When in masses they are the quietest and most tractable workmen it is possible to have to deal with.

The Paca very easily becomes domesticated, and is very gentle and tractable, unless when much irritated.

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On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tractable, such as: acquiescent, amenable, biddable, complaisant, compliant, and controllable.

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