from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Possible to manipulate.

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  • adjective Suitable for, or able to be subjected to manipulation.
  • adjective Gullible or susceptible to persuasion.

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  • adjective easily managed (controlled or taught or molded)


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