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Sample sentences for the GRE study word amenable

amenable can be used as a adj

1.The child could not be made amenable to rules. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
2.Take another look for the easy-going amenable ones, and see how plump they all wer. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
3.Mind, I don't say a _crime_ I am not speaking of shedding of blood or any other guilty act, which might make the perpetrator amenable to the law my word is _error_. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
4.Colour would seem to depend much more on a natural sense and to be less amenable to teaching. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
5.The terrible new head turned out to be an extremely amenable person, and Stepan Arkadyevitch lunched with him and stayed on, so that it was four o'clock before he got to Alexey Alexandrovitch. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
6.Remember that he has the strength of twenty men, and that, though our necks or our windpipes are of the common kind, and therefore breakable or crushable, his are not amenable to mere strength. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
7."Trust me, good jailer, you shall briefly have peace in your house and, I promise you, Mistress Prynne shall hereafter be more amenable to just authority than you may have found her heretofore.. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
8.Levin had long before made the observation that when one is uncomfortable with people from their being excessively amenable and meek, one is apt very soon after to find things intolerable from their touchiness and irritability. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
9.What are those qualities of hair that are amenable to expression in stone Obviously they are few, and confined chiefly to the mass forms in which the hair arranges itself. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed

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