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flexible
used in Atlas Shrugged

5 uses
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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
  • We can't go by rigid principles, we've got to be flexible, we've got to adjust to the reality of the day and act on the expediency of the moment.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (61% in)
  • Our policy has to be flexible.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (27% in)
  • We've got to be flexible.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (8% in)
  • At a time like this, we've got to be flexible above all.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (8% in)
  • We're not stubborn, theoretical dogmatists-we're flexible.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (53% in)

There are no more uses of "flexible" in Atlas Shrugged.

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