GRE Word List


capable of being easily led, taught, or controlled : docile

The meaning of the word tractable is capable of being easily led, taught, or controlled : docile.

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insomniaprolonged and usually abnormal inability to get enough sleep especially due to trouble falling asleep or staying asleep
petrifyto convert (organic matter) into stone or a substance of stony hardness by the infiltration of water and the deposition of dissolved mineral matter
opportunesuitable or convenient for a particular occurrence
minatoryhaving a menacing quality
compellingthat compels: such as
heraldan official at a tournament of arms (see arm
favoritismthe showing of special favor : partiality
mutinousdisposed to or being in a state of mutiny : rebellious
emolumentthe returns arising from office or employment usually in the form of compensation or perquisites
diligencesteady, earnest, and energetic effort : devoted and painstaking work and application to accomplish an undertaking : assiduity