docilely


docilely
adv. compliantly, obediently, submissively

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • docilely — docile ► ADJECTIVE ▪ ready to accept control or instruction; submissive. DERIVATIVES docilely adverb docility noun. ORIGIN Latin docilis, from docere teach …   English terms dictionary

  • docilely — adverb see docile …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • docilely — adverb Submissively or obediently. See Also: docile …   Wiktionary

  • docilely — doc·ile·ly …   English syllables

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  • docile — docilely, adv. docility /do sil i tee, doh /, n. /dos euhl/; Brit. /doh suyl/, adj. 1. easily managed or handled; tractable: a docile horse. 2. readily trained or taught; teachable. [1475 85; < L docilis readily taught, equiv. to doc( …   Universalium

  • docile — [[t]do͟ʊsaɪl, AM dɑ͟ːs(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED A person or animal that is docile is quiet, not aggressive, and easily controlled. ...docile, obedient children... They wanted a low cost, docile workforce. Syn: amenable Derived words: docility… …   English dictionary

  • docile — adjective Etymology: Latin docilis, from docēre to teach; akin to Latin decēre to be fitting more at decent Date: 15th century 1. easily taught < a docile pupil > 2. easily led or managed ; tractable < a docile pony > Synonyms …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Leon Trotsky — Infobox Officeholder name = Leon Trotsky nationality = Russian small caption = order =People s Commissar for Army and Navy Affairs term start =March 13, 1918 term end =January 6, 1925 vicepresident = deputy =Ephraim Sklyansky predecessor =Nikolai …   Wikipedia