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Word For The Day, Wednesday, March 27, 2013-- tractable

Posted on 03/27/2013 5:20:43 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree

Word For The Day, Wednesday, March 27, 2013-- tractable

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In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".

tractable [trak-tuh-buh l]

hear it pronounced

adjective

1. easily managed or controlled; docile; yielding: a tractable child; a tractable disposition.
2. easily worked, shaped, or otherwise handled; malleable.

Origin:

1495–1505; < Latin tractābilis, equivalent to tractā ( re ) to handle, deal with (frequentative of trahere to draw) + -bilis -ble

Related forms

trac•ta•bil•i•ty, trac•ta•ble•ness, noun
trac•ta•bly, adverb
non•trac•ta•bil•i•ty, noun
non•trac•ta•ble, adjective
non•trac•ta•ble•ness, noun

Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.
The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.

Practice makes perfect.....post on....




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Liberals want all gun owners to be trackable in an attempt to make them tractable.
1 posted on 03/27/2013 5:20:43 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

Let’s go, gang!


2 posted on 03/27/2013 5:21:20 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

I have several implements that, if they weren’t tractable, I couldn’t use them.


3 posted on 03/27/2013 5:25:49 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Versus, “intractable”!


4 posted on 03/27/2013 5:27:47 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Our debt problem is not tractable no matter what Obama or Boehner say.


5 posted on 03/27/2013 5:34:49 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (Viva il papa)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Good morning - 35 degrees here this morning...what the heck? I’ve got tomatoes and lettuce and celery and peppers trying to grow in my garden!


6 posted on 03/27/2013 5:49:00 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (In my world, Daddys don't leave after 4 or 8 years and a new one get picked by half the country)
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To: MrB
A++

gold

You are the first responder.

7 posted on 03/27/2013 5:49:13 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Many in Congress defend their treason
(eg support of al Qaeda against the American people;
and support of financial destruction of America)
by claiming they are only docile and tractable.

In fact, their increasing incomes
(at the expense of the American people driven to poverty)
and their exclusion from the very
Laws that they pass for others (eg. ObamaCARE)
declare that this is just another pathetic excuse.

Their active behavior reveals them to be
salient traitors to the US Constitution
and systematic violators of the very Oaths
they were supposed to have taken.


8 posted on 03/27/2013 5:49:19 AM PDT by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
A++

silver

Yes, they are antonyms.

9 posted on 03/27/2013 5:49:50 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Speaking of easily handled, today’s fun fact is that the Penguins have now won as many games in a row as the Flyers have all season.


10 posted on 03/27/2013 5:50:30 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: NeoCaveman
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bronze

Correct--our debt problems are here to stay, barring a miracle or a revolution. Or both.

11 posted on 03/27/2013 5:51:37 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Good morning! The weather has been a bit strange. See if you can get Al Gore on the hotline to explain the reasons.


12 posted on 03/27/2013 5:54:02 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: Diogenesis

A+++
Well said, sir!


13 posted on 03/27/2013 5:54:44 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: SoothingDave

Even the Rangers scored 5 goals against Philly. That’s a month’s worth for NY.


14 posted on 03/27/2013 5:56:13 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Our goalie got knocked down by one of our defenseman last night. I guess we’ll get more details today. he didn’t play the 3rd period.


15 posted on 03/27/2013 5:57:51 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Here are no currently serving Democrats who are tractable.


16 posted on 03/27/2013 6:00:11 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: SoothingDave
Our goalie got knocked down by one of our defenseman last night.

Can't they learn to get along?

17 posted on 03/27/2013 6:01:53 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
How tractable will the Sup ct be on gay marriage?
18 posted on 03/27/2013 6:02:14 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: afraidfortherepublic

A++
There are no tractable democrats. They all think, vote, and act in lockstep. Which is a huge problem, since they are wrong about absolutely everything.


19 posted on 03/27/2013 6:03:12 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: xsmommy

A+++
It’s too soon to see which way the Supremes will go.
Let’s hope they don’t Stop (the ban on gay marriage) in the Name of Love.


20 posted on 03/27/2013 6:05:45 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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