pliable


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Synonyms for pliable

capable of being shaped, bent, or drawn out, as by hammering or pressure

capable of adapting or being adapted

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susceptible to being led or directed

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capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out

able to adjust readily to different conditions

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capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking

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A weak and pliable CAG is in the interest of all political parties, the party alleges.
BARTON replies: I have never come across a bone that was soft and pliable and unlikely to break
The techniques used to assess such pliable materials are new to paleontologists, comments Matthew T.
Because mammography equipment compresses the breast in order to obtain a clear image of the tissue, such hardening makes the resulting picture even cloudier than a mammogram of a breast with scar tissue that remains pliable.
Mixed with zucchini, bamboo shoot, bell pepper and mint leaf were small squares of pliable, moist beef, seasoned to the requested degree of spicy heat.
Scientists believe that the 90 percent depth marks the transistion between upper brittle rocks and lower ductile rocks; below this depth the warmer crust is thought too pliable to fracture and cause earthquakes.
Russia's financial oligarchy sees Chernomyrdin as a far more sympathetic and pliable leader than the brainy Kiriyenko.
But two researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore have some advice for psychologists, judges and lawyers who subscribe to the theory of pliable memory: Forget it, at least until better studies are done.
The SuperPlush(TM) face foam system utilizes soft and pliable foam for everyday riding.
But because the cards are rectangular and pliable, they work only when placed on a compact disc adapter, available free at trading-card shops.
Add sugar, gradually stirring with a spoon until mixture is pliable but not too stiff to roll out.
Managers who try to do so can be labeled as weak, pliable, unfair and even unprofessional.
The leg stent placed in Joan Erickson, on the other hand, was about the size of a crayon and extremely pliable.
Also available in organic form, Fig Slurry is textured similar to fruit jams and is ideal for sauces, marinades, dressings and foods where a more pliable fig paste is desired.
Simply knead together some water and flour and 1/2tsp of salt, adding a little of each at a time until you have a nice pliable dough.