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as in:  a pliable individual

They have been more pliable in their negotiations since the elections.
  susceptible to being led or directed

or less commonly:

able to adjust readily to different conditions
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pliable pliability
Synonym Comparison:  Compliant, pliant, and pliable can be used interchangeably in this sense. Compliant would be the best choice to indicate one who obeys authority. Pliable is the best choice for one who is easily influenced.
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  • They have been more pliable in their negotiations since the elections.
  • She wants everyone to be pliable and easy to control.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • You’ll find him not so pliable as you calculate upon...
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • She felt an immense need of some one to speak to, and she had never before seen any one who seemed so quick and pliable, so likely to understand everything.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
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Associated words [difficulty]:   pliable [6] , compliance [1] , pliant [6] , pliant [6] , compliant [7] , compliant [7]
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