manageable

Part of speech: adjective

Capable of being managed; tract able; docile.

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Usage examples "manageable":

  1. A few hours of hard work were sufficient to accomplish this, and the " Alaska" was once more afloat, strained indeed, and weighed down by the water which made its way into some of her compartments, and with her engine silent, but manageable. - "The Waif of the "Cynthia"", André Laurie and Jules Verne.
  2. But the same observations apply to ulcers on other parts of the body, and these are, in general, far more manageable than the former, and do not require the same rest during the unadherent state of the eschar. - "An Essay on the Application of the Lunar Caustic in the Cure of Certain Wounds and Ulcers", John Higginbottom.
  3. The animal was of fine figure but not so subdued as to be manageable. - "Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1", George Boutwell.