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- 1. obedient (vs. disobedient), acquiescent, biddable, conformable, dutiful, duteous, Y2K compliant, compliant, docile, good, manageable, submissive, tractable#1, manipulable
- usage: dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority; "an obedient soldier"; "obedient children"; "a little man obedient to his wife"; "the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed; the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke
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