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  1. Flexible, pliant, bendable.
  2. Able to bend the body easily; supple; lithe
  3. Capable of moving, bending, or contorting easily; supple.
Marked by effortless grace:
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  1. Marked by effortless grace:
  2. Readily bent; supple:
  3. Bending easily; flexible; supple; limber; lissome
Moving and bending with agility; limber:
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  1. Moving and bending with agility; limber:
  2. Able to bend and move easily and nimbly; lithe; limber
  3. Readily bent, folded, or manipulated; pliant:
Resembling a willow tree, especially:
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  1. Resembling a willow tree, especially:
  2. Flexible; pliant.
  3. Pliant, supple, lithe, etc.
Giving form or shape to a substance:
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  1. Giving form or shape to a substance:
  2. Made of a plastic or plastics:
  3. Capable of being shaped or formed:
Quick to recover, as from disappointment; resilient:
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  1. Quick to recover, as from disappointment; resilient:
  2. (Economics) Of, relating to, or being a good for which changes in price have a large effect on the quantity demanded or supplied.
  3. Easily resuming original size or shape after being stretched or otherwise deformed; flexible.
Having spring; elastic, resilient, etc.
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  1. Having spring; elastic, resilient, etc.
  2. Marked by resilience; elastic.
  3. That returns rapidly to its original form (as a spring does) after being bent, compressed, stretched, etc.
Capable of great deformation without breaking, when subject to compressive stress . Gold is the most malleable metal.
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  1. Capable of great deformation without breaking, when subject to compressive stress . Gold is the most malleable metal.
  2. That can be hammered, pounded, or pressed into various shapes without breaking
  3. Capable of being shaped or formed, as by hammering or pressure:
Easily stretched without breaking or lowering in material strength. Gold is relatively ductile at room temperature, and most metals become more ductile with increasing temperature.
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  1. Easily stretched without breaking or lowering in material strength. Gold is relatively ductile at room temperature, and most metals become more ductile with increasing temperature.
  2. Easily drawn into wire or hammered thin:
  3. Easily molded; plastic; pliant
Adjusting readily; adaptable
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  1. Adjusting readily; adaptable
  2. Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
  3. Easily bent or molded; flexible
Gradually declining in trend; not firm:
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  1. Gradually declining in trend; not firm:
  2. Not stern; lenient:
  3. Smooth or fine to the touch:
Capable of being extended.
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  1. Capable of being extended.
  2. Capable of being extended or protruded:
  3. (Computers) Of or relating to a programming language or a system that can be modified by changing or adding features.
Having the characteristics of a sponge, namely being absorbent, squishy or porous
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  1. Having the characteristics of a sponge, namely being absorbent, squishy or porous
  2. Soft and thoroughly soaked with moisture
  3. Light, soft, and elastic
Easily handled or worked; malleable.
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  1. Easily handled or worked; malleable.
Alternative spelling of mouldable.
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  1. Alternative spelling of mouldable.
Producing a good yield; productive
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  1. Producing a good yield; productive
  2. Inclined to give way to pressure, argument, or influence; docile.
  3. Bending easily; flexible
That can be drawn out in length; ductile; tensile
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  1. That can be drawn out in length; ductile; tensile
  2. Capable of being drawn out in length; ductile:
Flexible; pliant; mobile
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  1. Flexible; pliant; mobile
  2. Capable of being repeatedly flexed without breaking
  3. Flexible.
Able to be bent or flexed or twisted without breaking.
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  1. Able to be bent or flexed or twisted without breaking.
Readily or easily influenced; suggestible:
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  1. Readily or easily influenced; suggestible:
  2. Easily affected by impressions; esp., capable of being influenced intellectually, emotionally, or morally; sensitive
  3. Capable of receiving an impression:
Able to adjust oneself to new or changed circumstances
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  1. Able to adjust oneself to new or changed circumstances
  2. Capable of adapting or of being adapted.
  3. That can be adapted or made suitable
That can be stretched; elastic
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  1. That can be stretched; elastic
  2. Capable of stretching, elastic.
  3. Capable of being stretched:
Bouncing or springing back into shape, position, etc. after being stretched, bent, or, esp., compressed
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  1. Bouncing or springing back into shape, position, etc. after being stretched, bent, or, esp., compressed
  2. Recovering strength, spirits, good humor, etc. quickly; buoyant
  3. Capable of returning to an original shape or position, as after having been compressed.
Like rubber in appearance, elasticity, toughness, etc.
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  1. Like rubber in appearance, elasticity, toughness, etc.
  2. Of, relating to, or resembling rubber, especially in consistency.
  3. Of or resembling rubber; elastic.
Characterized by loose, supple movement of the arms and legs
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  1. Characterized by loose, supple movement of the arms and legs
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  1. Possessing hypermobility of the joints
  2. Having joints that permit limbs, fingers, etc. to bend at other than the usual angles
  3. Having unusually flexible joints, especially of the limbs or fingers.
Complying or tending to comply; yielding; submissive
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  1. Complying or tending to comply; yielding; submissive
  2. Willing to comply; yielding; bending; pliant; submissive; willing to do what someone wants.
  3. Inclined or willing to comply; obedient:
Capable of being managed or controlled:
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  1. Capable of being managed or controlled:
  2. That can be managed; controllable, tractable, contrivable, etc.
  3. Capable of being managed; governable; tractable; subservient.
Willing to accept a suggestion or submit to authority:
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  1. Willing to accept a suggestion or submit to authority:
  2. Ready to consent; agreeable:
  3. Legally answerable; required to respond; responsible; subject to.
Relating to rock or other materials that are capable of withstanding a certain amount of force by changing form before fracturing or breaking.
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  1. Relating to rock or other materials that are capable of withstanding a certain amount of force by changing form before fracturing or breaking.
  2. Easily drawn into wire or hammered thin:
  3. Easily molded; plastic; pliant
Flexible; pliant; mobile
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  1. Flexible; pliant; mobile
  2. Capable of being repeatedly flexed without breaking
  3. Flexible.
Winding or wavering
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  1. Winding or wavering
  2. Bending or winding alternately from side to side; sinuous.
That can be hammered, pounded, or pressed into various shapes without breaking
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  1. That can be hammered, pounded, or pressed into various shapes without breaking
  2. Capable of great deformation without breaking, when subject to compressive stress . Gold is the most malleable metal.
  3. Capable of being shaped or formed, as by hammering or pressure:
Alternative spelling of mouldable.
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  1. Alternative spelling of mouldable.
Relating to or dealing with shaping or modeling:
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  1. Relating to or dealing with shaping or modeling:
  2. Made of a plastic or plastics:
  3. Capable of being shaped or formed:
Adjusting readily; adaptable
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  1. Adjusting readily; adaptable
  2. Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
  3. Easily bent or molded; flexible
(Figuratively) Easily influenced for good or evil; tractable; as, a pliant heart.
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  1. (Figuratively) Easily influenced for good or evil; tractable; as, a pliant heart.
  2. Easily altered or modified to fit conditions; adaptable:
  3. Capable of plying or bending; readily yielding to force or pressure without breaking; flexible; pliable; lithe; limber; plastic; as, a pliant thread; pliant wax.
Able to bend and move easily and nimbly; lithe; limber
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  1. Able to bend and move easily and nimbly; lithe; limber
  2. Easily bent or twisted; flexible; pliant
  3. Readily bent, folded, or manipulated; pliant:
Practicable; feasible
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  1. Practicable; feasible
  2. Capable of functioning.
  3. Capable of being worked, dealt with, or handled:
Quick to recover, as from disappointment; resilient:
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  1. Quick to recover, as from disappointment; resilient:
  2. (Economics) Of, relating to, or being a good for which changes in price have a large effect on the quantity demanded or supplied.
  3. Easily resuming original size or shape after being stretched or otherwise deformed; flexible.
Flexible; pliant; mobile
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  1. Flexible; pliant; mobile
  2. Capable of being repeatedly flexed without breaking
  3. Flexible.
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  1. Able to endure tribulation without cracking.
  2. Recovering strength, spirits, good humor, etc. quickly; buoyant
  3. Capable of returning to an original shape or position, as after having been compressed.
Having spring; elastic, resilient, etc.
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  1. Having spring; elastic, resilient, etc.
  2. Marked by resilience; elastic.
  3. That returns rapidly to its original form (as a spring does) after being bent, compressed, stretched, etc.
Able to bend and move easily and nimbly; lithe; limber
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  1. Able to bend and move easily and nimbly; lithe; limber
  2. Easily bent or twisted; flexible; pliant
  3. Readily bent, folded, or manipulated; pliant:
Relating to or dealing with shaping or modeling:
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  1. Relating to or dealing with shaping or modeling:
  2. Made of a plastic or plastics:
  3. Capable of being shaped or formed:
Relating to rock or other materials that are capable of withstanding a certain amount of force by changing form before fracturing or breaking.
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  1. Relating to rock or other materials that are capable of withstanding a certain amount of force by changing form before fracturing or breaking.
  2. Easily drawn into wire or hammered thin:
  3. Easily molded; plastic; pliant
Quick to recover, as from disappointment; resilient:
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  1. Quick to recover, as from disappointment; resilient:
  2. (Economics) Of, relating to, or being a good for which changes in price have a large effect on the quantity demanded or supplied.
  3. Easily resuming original size or shape after being stretched or otherwise deformed; flexible.
Flexible; pliant; mobile
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  1. Flexible; pliant; mobile
  2. Capable of being repeatedly flexed without breaking
  3. Flexible.
Readily or easily influenced; suggestible:
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  1. Readily or easily influenced; suggestible:
  2. Easily affected by impressions; esp., capable of being influenced intellectually, emotionally, or morally; sensitive
  3. Capable of receiving an impression:
That can be hammered, pounded, or pressed into various shapes without breaking
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  1. That can be hammered, pounded, or pressed into various shapes without breaking
  2. Capable of great deformation without breaking, when subject to compressive stress . Gold is the most malleable metal.
  3. Capable of being shaped or formed, as by hammering or pressure:
Relating to or dealing with shaping or modeling:
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  1. Relating to or dealing with shaping or modeling:
  2. Made of a plastic or plastics:
  3. Capable of being shaped or formed:
Adjusting readily; adaptable
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  1. Adjusting readily; adaptable
  2. Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
  3. Easily bent or molded; flexible
Easily bent or flexed; pliable.
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  1. Easily bent or flexed; pliable.
  2. Easily altered or modified to fit conditions; adaptable:
  3. Capable of plying or bending; readily yielding to force or pressure without breaking; flexible; pliable; lithe; limber; plastic; as, a pliant thread; pliant wax.
That can be suggested
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  1. That can be suggested
  2. Susceptible to influence by suggestion.
  3. Readily influenced by suggestion, often, specif., through hypnosis
Able to bend and move easily and nimbly; lithe; limber
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  1. Able to bend and move easily and nimbly; lithe; limber
  2. Easily bent or twisted; flexible; pliant
  3. Readily bent, folded, or manipulated; pliant:
Able to adjust oneself to new or changed circumstances
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  1. Able to adjust oneself to new or changed circumstances
  2. Capable of adapting or of being adapted.
  3. That can be adapted or made suitable
Capable of being adapted or of adapting; susceptible of or undergoing accordant change.
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  1. Capable of being adapted or of adapting; susceptible of or undergoing accordant change.
  2. Readily capable of adapting or of being adapted:
  3. Of, pertaining to, characterized by or showing adaptation; making or made fit or suitable.
(Economics) Of, relating to, or being a good for which changes in price have a large effect on the quantity demanded or supplied.
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  1. (Economics) Of, relating to, or being a good for which changes in price have a large effect on the quantity demanded or supplied.
  2. Easily resuming original size or shape after being stretched or otherwise deformed; flexible.
  3. Quick to recover, as from disappointment; resilient:
Capable of great deformation without breaking, when subject to compressive stress . Gold is the most malleable metal.
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  1. Capable of great deformation without breaking, when subject to compressive stress . Gold is the most malleable metal.
  2. Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
  3. Capable of being shaped or formed, as by hammering or pressure:
Adjusting readily; adaptable
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  1. Adjusting readily; adaptable
  2. Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
  3. Easily bent or molded; flexible
(Figuratively) Easily influenced for good or evil; tractable; as, a pliant heart.
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  1. (Figuratively) Easily influenced for good or evil; tractable; as, a pliant heart.
  2. Capable of plying or bending; readily yielding to force or pressure without breaking; flexible; pliable; lithe; limber; plastic; as, a pliant thread; pliant wax.
  3. Easily altered or modified to fit conditions; adaptable:
Easily bent or twisted; flexible; pliant
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  1. Easily bent or twisted; flexible; pliant
  2. Moving and bending with agility; limber:
  3. Readily bent, folded, or manipulated; pliant:

Synonym Study

  • Supple is applied to that which is easily bent, twisted, or folded without breaking, cracking, etc. kidskin is supple
  • Resilient implies ability to spring back into shape after being deformed, esp. by compression resilient skin, and in figurative use suggests an ease in returning to good health or spirits a resilient attitude towards life
  • Elastic implies ability to return without permanent injury to the original size or shape after being stretched, expanded, etc. an elastic garter
  • Flexible refers to anything that can be bent without breaking, whether or not it returns to its original form a flexible wire
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