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pliable
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Harry Potter (#1) and the Sorcerer's Stone
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as in: a pliable material Define
capable of being bent (or perhaps shaped) without breaking
  • Your father, on the other hand, favored a mahogany wand. Eleven inches. Pliable. A little more power and excellent for transfiguration.
    p.82.9

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  • It is a pliable plastic.
  • I need to climb as high as possible, but the branch I’m aiming for is short and looks pliable. I put my foot on it, testing its strength. It bends, but holds.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent

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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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