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Synonyms for docile

easily managed or handled

willing to carry out the wishes of others

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willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed

ready and willing to be taught

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easily handled or managed

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The normally docile pet sank her teeth into his arm before he eventually managed to struggle free and fled.
This is Rhonda, a 3-year-old, 40-pound, sweet, docile and loving pit/Shar-Pei mix in need of a calm home.
Swarming bees are fairly docile, it's like they're feeling bloated after eating a heavy meal.
From here, brilliant grades cannot be given for the "temple of democracy", which from an instigator of the social processes has turned into a docile conductor of the governmental policies.
Criticism not official: a lot of folks in Tehran are agitated that the UN Human Rights Council, a docile body if there ever was one, has issued a condemnation of Iranian human rights compliance.
Honeybees are docile, well behaved, respectful urban citizens, and remain near their hives on the roof, or search for pollen in nearby gardens.
Even the smallest and most docile of dogs can turn at a moment's notice and harm a child.
Do you want some docile type of person who is just not going to have any spirit about them or do you want someone who has got a bit of fire in their belly, who will react, who will get a bit emotional sometimes?
The preferred pooch had to be black and white and docile enough to get on with the 30 children in the cast.
The simplicity and convenience of Payne tear tape has enabled Brazilian confectionery manufacturer Docile Alimentos to provide easy opening for its range of 'Jelly Rolls' candies in a cost-effective and practical manner.
They thought the lamb would give him a new interest, as the Blue Texel - a docile breed - would be easy to handle even from a wheelchair.
They're bred to be extremely docile and are inquisitive by nature.
Sergeant Graham Brownsmith said: "Luckily it was a cold day so it was quite docile.
But Hannah Squire, prosecuting, said the animal was too docile.
Mr Morse said several teams are out looking for the social, but docile, Patas monkeys, and that they are no threat to humans.