Docile - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Docile.

MEEK
  1. evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant; "compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others"; "a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott; "she looked meek but had the heart of a lion"; "was submissive and subservient"
  2. humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing"
  3. very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes
TAME
  1. flat and uninspiring
  2. very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes
  3. brought from wildness into a domesticated state; "tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries"
  4. correct by punishment or discipline
  5. very restrained or quiet; "a tame Christmas party"; "she was one of the tamest and most abject creatures imaginable with no will or power to act but as directed"
  6. make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans; "The horse was domesticated a long time ago"; "The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog"
  7. overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"
  8. adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"
  9. make less strong or intense; soften; "Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"
Clue Database Last Updated: 25/02/2017 9:00am

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