Crossword Clue and Answers

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This clue in was most recently seen in the wild in Irish Independent - Simple.

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  • Irish Independent - Simple - Friday, 17 Sep 2021
  • Irish Independent - Simple - Tuesday, 31 Aug 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Thursday, 17 Jun 2021
  • The Guardian Quick - Friday, 4 Jun 2021
  • The Mirror Quick - Tuesday, 25 May 2021
  • The Guardian Quick - Monday, 26 Apr 2021
  • The Daily Mail Smallest Hardest - Tuesday, 20 Apr 2021
  • The Sun Cryptic - Saturday, 13 Mar 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Wednesday, 30 Dec 2020
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Friday, 25 Dec 2020
  • The Sun Cryptic - Thursday, 29 Oct 2020
  • Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020

Crossword Answers

3 letters

BOW Surinder Sobti
Bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head; "He bowed before the King"; "She bowed her head in shame"

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Very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes

Evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant; "compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others"; "a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott; "she looked meek but had the heart of a lion"; "was submissive and subservient"


MEEK Surinder Sobti

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PROSY Surinder Sobti
Lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot"

LOYAL Surinder Sobti
Unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause; "a firm ally"; "loyal supporters"; "the true-hearted soldier...of Tippecanoe"- Campaign song for William Henry Harrison; "fast friends"

OFFER Surinder Sobti
The verbal act of offering; "a generous offer of assistance"

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ABUSED Surinder Sobti
Subjected to cruel treatment; "an abused wife"

FACILE Surinder Sobti
Arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth; "too facile a solution for so complex a problem"

HANDIN Surinder Sobti

MENIAL Surinder Sobti
A domestic servant

Ready and willing to be taught; "docile pupils eager for instruction"; "teachable youngsters"

DOCILE Surinder Sobti

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PATIENT Surinder Sobti
The semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

SUBDUED Surinder Sobti
Not brilliant or glaring; "the moon cast soft shadows"; "soft pastel colors"; "subdued lighting"

BENDING Surinder Sobti
The act of bending something

Submissive or fawning in attitude or behavior; "spoke in a servile tone"; "the incurably servile housekeeper"; "servile tasks such as floor scrubbing and barn work"

Expressing that the subject of the sentence is the patient of the action denoted by the verb; "academics seem to favor passive sentences"

Abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant; "slavish devotion to her job ruled her life"; "a slavish yes-man to the party bosses"- S.H.Adams; "she has become submissive and subservient"

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Lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure; "a deep yielding layer of foam rubber"

ADOPTING Surinder Sobti

MOLDABLE Surinder Sobti
Capable of being molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material); "plastic substances such as wax or clay"


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

BIDDABLE Surinder Sobti
Willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest; "too acquiescent to challenge authority"

RESIGNED Surinder Sobti

LAIDBACK Surinder Sobti

Open to being acted upon in a certain way; "an amenable hospitalization should not result in untimely death"; "the tumor was not amenable to surgical treatment"

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Render helpless or defenseless; "They prostrated the enemy"

COMPLIANT Chris Roberson

CHILDLIKE Surinder Sobti
Befitting a young child; "childlike charm"

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GOVERNABLE Surinder Sobti
Capable of being controlled

ASSKISSING Surinder Sobti

ADJUSTABLE Surinder Sobti
Capable of being regulated; "adjustable interest rates"

SUGGESTIVE Surinder Sobti
(usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing clearly; "actions indicative of fear"

BOWINGDOWN Surinder Sobti

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Compliant and obedient to authority; "editors and journalists who express opinions in print that are opposed to the interests of the rich are dismissed and replaced by subservient ones"-G. B. Shaw

Showing deference

12 letters

Accustomed to home life; "some men think it unmanly to be domesticated; others find gratification in it"

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