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pliable
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Gone with the Wind
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  • But Scarlett intended to marry—and marry Ashley—and she was willing to appear demure, pliable and scatterbrained, if those were the qualities that attracted men.
  • They all loved her but they thought her the sweetest, most pliable of young women, deferential to her elders and without any opinions of her own.

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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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