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Lord of the Flies
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  • Here the roots and stems of creepers were in such tangles that the boys had to thread through them like pliant needles.

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as in: a pliant individual Define
able to adjust readily to different conditions or less commonly: susceptible to being led or directed
as in: a pliant material Define
capable of being bent (or perhaps shaped) without breaking
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