Duc"tile (?), a. [L. ductilis, fr. ducere to lead: cf. F. ductile. See Duct.]
Easily led; tractable; complying; yielding to motives, persuasion, or instruction; as, a ductile people.
Forms their ductile minds
To human virtues.
Capable of being elongated or drawn out, as into wire or threads.
Gold . . . is the softest and most ductile of all metals.
-- Duc"tile*ly (#), adv. -- Duc"tile*ness, n.
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