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pliable
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • And a pliable imagination persuaded her, we must suppose, for a brief moment, that Fyodor Pavlovitch, in spite of his parasitic position, was one of the bold and ironical spirits of that progressive epoch, though he was, in fact, an ill-natured buffoon and nothing more.

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as in: a pliable individual Define
susceptible to being led or directed or less commonly: able to adjust readily to different conditions
as in: a pliable material Define
capable of being bent (or perhaps shaped) without breaking
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