capable of being drawn out in length; ductile.
capable of being drawn.
flexible, supple, workable, adaptable, soft, malleable, elastic, plastic, flexile, compliant, ductile, governable, impressionable, manageable, pliant, submissive, tractable, yielding, moldable, transformable
Origin of tractile
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capable of being drawn out; ductile
Word Origin for tractile
C17: from Latin trahere to drag
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