Monday, April 5, 2010

docile

docile [ DOS-uh'l; Brit. DOH-sahyl ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. easily managed or teachable
2. easily handled or taught
3. yielding to supervision
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 He said that his pet dog was docile and would not bite or growl at anyone.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Steve, a freshwater crocodile known to be more docile than its saltwater cousin, can be seen swimming or enjoying the tropical sun near the par-five second or par-three 17th holes, which tee off over his lake.