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pliable -- as in: a pliable material
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as in: a pliable material Define
capable of being bent (or perhaps shaped) without breaking
  • 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
  • Your father, on the other hand, favored a mahogany wand. Eleven inches. Pliable. A little more power and excellent for transfiguration.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • Then he tried the sinew again and found it pliable.
    Hal Borland  --  When the Legends Die

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  • The soil was damp and pliable.
    David Almond  --  Clay
  • They treat PVC with phthalates to make it more pliable.
  • Well, if they COULD not, it was not their fault: you cannot expect stone to be as pliable as clay.
    Anne Bronte  --  Agnes Grey
  • they soaked the leather to made it pliable
  • He appeared disposed to add more, but indignation choked his utterance, so he lifted up one of his very pliable legs, and, flourishing it above his head a little, to insure his aim, administered a good sound kick...
    Charles Dickens  --  The Posthumous Papers Of The Pickwick Club
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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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