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pliable
Used in
Jane Eyre
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  • One afternoon in January, Mrs. Fairfax had begged a holiday for Adele, because she had a cold; and, as Adele seconded the request with an ardour that reminded me how precious occasional holidays had been to me in my own childhood, I accorded it, deeming that I did well in showing pliability on the point.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a pliable individual
as in: a pliable material
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