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supple
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Middlemarch
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  • Now is there civil war within the soul: Resolve is thrust from off the sacred throne By clamorous Needs, and Pride the grand-vizier Makes humble compact, plays the supple part Of envoy and deft-tongued apologist For hungry rebels.

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  • Yoga keeps my body supple.
  • She is as supple as a gymnast.

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