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Today's Word "tractable"

Capable of being easily led on

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tractable \TRAK-tuh-buhl\ (adjective) - 1 : Capable of being easily led, taught, or managed; docile. 2 : Easily handled, managed, or worked; malleable.

""It's very important for me to find a person to fill the management position who is dependable, flexible, a born leader, as well as extremely tractable concerning the regulations and edicts that govern how we operate as a team." -- Camika Spencer, 'Cubicles'

Tractable derives from Latin tractabilis, from tractare, to handle, to manage, frequentative of traho, to draw, to drag.

 

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