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obedient

o·be·di·ent

obedient

 
 
pronunciation:
o bi di nt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: obeying, or being willing to obey, rules, commands, or requests.
She was an obedient child and did what she was told.
synonyms:
dutiful, submissive, yielding
antonyms:
contumacious, disobedient, insubordinate, unruly, wayward
similar words:
amenable, compliant, deferential, docile, faithful, good, governable, law-abiding, lawful, passive, servile, tractable
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derivation: obediently (adv.)