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uh me nuh buhl

  • s  disposed or willing to comply
    someone amenable to persuasion
  • s  readily reacting to suggestions and influences
  • s  open to being acted upon in a certain way
    an amenable hospitalization should not result in untimely death
    the tumor was not amenable to surgical treatment
  • s  liable to answer to a higher authority
    the president is amenable to the constitutional court

  • David thought it was a breakthrough idea, but his company, surprisingly was not so amenable to it.
  • By tomorrow afternoon, with an amenable weather, we hope to land in Antarctica.
  • Michael favored the new presidential appointee, hoping that the new appointee will be amenable to his ideas.

  • Wen Jiabao in AFP
    We must use all our forces, and save lives at whatever costs,Wen told a meeting late Wednesday at the quake relief headquarters in Dujiangyan. "Life is the most precious thing, we must be amenable to the people and to history."
  • David Emerson in Globe and Mail
    The insurgency is not going to be amenable to a short-term fix,Mr. Emerson told a Kandahar news conference Friday. "The Taliban is not going to go away in my opinion - not in the near term. . . It will be something that will have to be...
  • Barack Obama in BP News
    Democracy demands that the religiously motivated translate their concerns into universal, rather than religion-specific, values,Obama said at the event in Washington. "It requires that their proposals be subject to argument, and amenable...

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