One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘Mary was far from being a timidly submissive woman’
compliant, yielding, malleable, acquiescent, accommodating, amenable, tractable, manageable, unassertive, non-resisting, passive, obedient, biddable, dutiful, duteous, docile, ductile, pliant, meek, timid, mild, patient, resigned, forbearing, subdued, humble, self-effacing, spiritless, deferential, obsequious, servile, slavish, self-abasing, spineless, grovelling, lamblike, supine
informal bootlicking, under someone's thumb
domineering, obstinate, intractable
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