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flexible
used in Fast Food Nation

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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
  • The flexible terms of employment in the fast food industry also attracted housewives who needed extra income.
    p. 70.9
  • Calling any of these flavors "natural" requires a flexible attitude toward the English language and a fair amount of irony.
    p. 127.4
  • "They're very flexible," she said, "and they'll spring on you .... zwing, and they're gone."
    p. 174.2

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