Submissive and stubborn

tractable
(adj)
TRACT-ǝ-bǝl
Meaning

docile; easily managed; giving no trouble; allowing oneself to be led and controlled

1st Sample Sentence

Even when tamed, elephants are never really very tractable animals.

Root

trahere (to pull, draw) (Latin)

Synonyms

amenable, complaisant, compliant, docile, tractable

Antonyms

contentious, headstrong, intractable, obstinate, recalcitrant, refractory

Mnemonics

tractable:means someone can be put into track easily, thus easily managable Tractable sounds like tractor, which makes it easy to manage a field. It is easy to 'Trace' a 'Table' in a house. So it is easily managable.

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