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pliant
used in
The Count of Monte Cristo
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pliant
Used in
The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Meanwhile Monte Cristo had rapidly taken off his great-coat, waistcoat, and shirt, and one might distinguish by the glimmering through the open panel that he wore a pliant tunic of steel mail, of which the last in France, where daggers are no longer dreaded, was worn by King Louis XVI., who feared the dagger at his breast, and whose head was cleft with a hatchet.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Bertuccio!" cried he, striking a light hammer with a pliant handle on a small gong.  (not reviewed by editor)

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