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supple
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Babbitt
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  • He was supple and swift and flushed; his eyes (which he believed to be cynical) were candidly eager.
  • He shuffled along the floor, too bulky to be guided, his steps unrelated to the rhythm of the jungle music, and in his staggering he would have fallen, had she not held him with supple kindly strength.

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

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