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Pride and Prejudice
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pliant
Used in
Pride and Prejudice
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  • Elizabeth listened in silence, but was not convinced; their behaviour at the assembly had not been calculated to please in general; and with more quickness of observation and less pliancy of temper than her sister, and with a judgement too unassailed by any attention to herself, she was very little disposed to approve them.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a pliant individual
as in: a pliant material
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