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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpliablepli‧a‧ble /ˈplaɪəbəl/ adjective  1 BENDable to bend without breaking or cracking a shoe made of soft pliable leather2 POWER#easily influenced and controlled by other people Senior officials would have preferred a more pliable government.pliability /ˌplaɪəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]
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pliableHigh quality leather is firm yet pliable.The clay should be moistened regularly to keep it soft and pliable.It's what makes your hair bouncy and pliable.The physiotherapist usually starts by mobilizing the shoulder girdle, moving it passively in all directions, to make it perfectly pliable.Instead, I was a pliable, compliant inhabitant of a world of vague feelings and limited comprehension.Important legal concepts are pliable moulds, into which different creations can be poured.It might be merely that they were too used to inflexible fact and far too unused to pliable people.The system helps make workers more pliable to the demands made by management.
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