GRE Word List

DOCILE

obedient; easily managed; submissive

The meaning of the word docile is obedient; easily managed; submissive.

Random words

WordMeaning
mediumelement that is a creature's natural environment; nutrient setting in which microorganisms are cultivated; appropriate occupation or means of expression; channel of communication; compromise; middle position between extremes; intervening substance through which something else is transmitted
mutinousunruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
irrevocableunalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
apathylack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
spuriousfalse; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
metallurgicalpertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
misconstrueinterpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
whimsicalcapricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
disconcertconfuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
jollitygaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay