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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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A fellow manufacturer recommended Payne, the world leader in tear tape technology, and following discussions Docile recognised that the simple addition of a tear tape would provide a convenient and highly visual point of entry for young consumers.
Iwan Hughes, of Tye Cerrig, Garndolbenmaen was bought a docile Blue Texel Lamb to help him recover from a crash that left him in a wheelchair
Mr Morse said several teams are out looking for the social, but docile, Patas monkeys, and that they are no threat to humans.
Sri Lanka's fast bowlers were forced to work hard on a docile pitch as Omar and Nafees shared an 86-run opening stand, a record for Bangladesh against Sri Lanka.
White workers' expectations that blacks would make docile subordinates soon gave way to charges that African Americans were "saucy" and "impudent" as African Americans proved themselves to be capable hands.
"American mastodons were not just docile herbivores that whiled away their time in forests and meadows," says Daniel C.
Lurking beneath the seemingly docile and tranquil surface of surrounding environment is a ruthlessness directed toward gifted African-Americans who resist the strict demands of the hostile community.
For hundreds of years, the docile European honey bee flourished in North America, with some estimates putting their escaped, wild population at 10 to 20 colonies per square mile.
Strikes have not decreased in number because the unions are now docile, but because, apart from excessive salary demands, they have grown accustomed to getting nearly everything they want at the bargaining table.
An increasingly docile Congress can begin the needed process by refusing to extend the Patriot Act's most dangerous surveillance powers.
Where there is authority, even if it is spiritual authority, the dangers of suppressing legitimate dissent, promoting a culture of misplaced docile acquiescence among subordinates, ruling by decree rather than by consultation, defending mistaken decisions for the sake of not seeming to lose face, in short: 'of stifling the Spirit' are real (3) [1 Thessalonians 4,19].
Trainers are supposed to be forgiving and docile, and they are, certainly compared to our frontline machines, but they are still subject to the laws of physics.
To put it simply, I am deeply concerned that by accepting the idea that one sex partner is just a docile, weak-willed pillow biter, a large number of gay men are committing a grievous error: They're having lousy sex.
Considering the history of this period the Jews were not docile in Roman occupation.
In movies like Blade Runner and the Terminator and Matrix trilogies, the once docile machines manufactured to serve humanity and carry out its more tedious and dangerous tasks have become self-aware creatures, suddenly discontent with their status as mechanized slaves.