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 for corrigible
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Corrigible \Cor"ri*gi*ble\ (k?r"r?-j?-b'l), a. [LL. corribilis,
     fr. L. corrigere to correct: cf. F. corrigible. See
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     1. Capable of being set right, amended, or reformed; as, a
        corrigible fault.
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     2. Submissive to correction; docile. "Bending down his
        corrigible neck." --Shak.
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     3. Deserving chastisement; punishable. [Obs.]
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              He was taken up very short, and adjudged corrigible
              for such presumptuous language.       --Howell.
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     4. Having power to correct; corrective. [Obs.]
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              The . . . .corrigible authority of this lies in our
              wills.                                --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: capable of being corrected or set right; "a corrigible
             defect"; "a corrigible prisoner" [ant: incorrigible]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  32 Moby Thesaurus words for "corrigible":
     ameliorable, amendable, controllable, correctable, curable,
     domesticable, domitable, emendable, fixable, governable,
     handleable, improvable, manageable, manipulable, manipulatable,
     medicable, mendable, perfectible, reclaimable, recoverable,
     rectifiable, recyclable, redeemable, remediable, repairable,
     reparable, restorable, restrainable, retrievable, reversible,
     tamable, untroublesome

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