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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsupplesup‧ple /ˈsʌpəl/ adjective  1 BENDsomeone who is supple bends and moves easily and gracefully opp stiff She exercises every day to keep herself supple.2 BENDleather, skin, wood etc that is supple is soft and bends easilysuppleness noun [uncountable]
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suppleExercise will help keep your joints and muscles supple.But her writing was also growing slightly more supple.Only one small, white-highlighted ripple showed where the supple arrow of his body had pierced the water.A slice of black bread, supple as cardboard.Stoked by heat, they said, the thick layer of rock known as the mantle could be supple enough to flow.Sometimes there was a new seriousness, the supple posture of childhood exchanged for squared shoulders and a stiff spine.These minute, supple spheres rest invisibly on the surface of the skin.The most important thing is to be supple, to be flexible.
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