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pliant
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The Mill on the Floss
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pliant
Used in
The Mill on the Floss
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  • In the eagerness of her affectionate anxiety for Maggie, Lucy could not persuade herself to defer a conversation about her with Tom, who, she thought, with such a cup of joy before him as this rapid fulfilment of his wish about the Mill, must become pliant and flexible.  (not reviewed by editor)

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