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docile

adjective     /ˈdəʊ.saɪl/ US  /ˈdɑː.səl/
quiet and easy to influence, persuade, or control: The once docile population has finally risen up against the ruthless regime.Calm and relaxed docility     /dəʊˈsɪl.ɪ.ti/ US  /dɑːˈsɪl.ə.t̬i/ noun [U] Calm and relaxed
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