Flexible; compliant; meek;
Being obedient and manageable.
The tractable dog is never stubborn and always obeys.
The tractable dog was very obedient. He saluted when given an order.
Tract - able
Tract (Reminds) Track
Able (Reminds) Able
Memory trick: We are able to stay on track.
I see a vestige of a loaf of bread. What do I probably see?
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Crumbs. A vestige is evidence that something existed and no longer exists.