toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

pliant
used in The Mill on the Floss

only 1 use
  • In the eagerness of her affectionate anxiety for Maggie, Lucy could not persuade herself to defer a conversation about her with Tom, who, she thought, with such a cup of joy before him as this rapid fulfilment of his wish about the Mill, must become pliant and flexible.
    6.12 -- Book 6 Chapter 12 -- A Family Party (80% in)

There are no more uses of "pliant" in The Mill on the Floss.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®