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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdociledo‧cile /ˈdəʊsaɪl $ ˈdɑːsəl/ adjective  QUIETquiet and easily controlled Labradors are gentle, docile dogs.docilely adverbdocility /dəʊˈsɪləti $ dɑː-/ noun [uncountable]
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docileI talk to them while the muzzle is tied in place and they then remain very docile.Then castrate him to render him docile.Where this wins over the dancefloor bandwagon jumpers is in its up front and in your face approach rather than being docile.As workers we were considered ideal: well educated, very docile, and cheap.Has it made him more docile and thus easier to control, or has it destabilised him?Kangaroos are not as docile as they look.Also, Dierdre is a docile baby.However, it did not make him a docile infant.
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