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Used in
Jane Eyre
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  • how far more potent is it than force! I could resist St. John's wrath: I grew pliant as a reed under his kindness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Jane, you please me, and you master me you seem to submit, and I like the sense of pliancy you impart; and while I am twining the soft, silken skein round my finger, it sends a thrill up my arm to my heart.  (not reviewed by editor)

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