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flexible
used in Main Street

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Definition
bendable or adaptable
in various senses, including:
  • easily bent without physical damage or injury — as of a hose or gymnast
  • able to adjust readily to different conditions — as of a plan
  • willing to make concessions — as of a negotiator or a boss
  • He was in flexible mail, and under the rim of his planished morion were amorous curls.
    Chapter 17 (94% in)
  • Mr. Elder thundered his answer, while the others nodded, solemnly and in tune, like a shop-window of flexible toys, comic mandarins and judges and ducks and clowns, set quivering by a breeze from the open door: "All this profit-sharing and welfare work and insurance and old-age pension is simply poppycock.
    Chapter 4 (86% in)
  • Because at some more flexible period he had advanced from oranges to grape-fruit he considered himself an epicure.
    Chapter 24 (25% in)

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