Sentence Examples


  • The women he remembered were docile and silent.
  • The key to absolute power had been in her hands, as docile as it was in his.
  • The population is chiefly composed of Indians who form a sturdy, docile labouring class, but are in great part strongly disinclined to accept the civilization of the dominant white race.
  • Meanwhile, aided by docile instruments, the sultan had succeeded in reducing his ministers to the position of secretaries, and in concentrating the whole administration of the country into his own hands at Yildiz.
  • Palgrave, "docile means stupid, well and good; in such a case the camel is the very model of docility.

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