supple


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Synonyms for supple

Synonyms for supple

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

capable of withstanding stress without injury

capable of adapting or being adapted

willing to carry out the wishes of others

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make pliant and flexible

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moving and bending with ease

(used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable

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(used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely

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References in classic literature ?
She stood, leaning one hand on the table, confused and irresolute, her firm and supple figure falling into an attitude of unsought grace which it was literally a luxury to look at.
But the goddess with a bold heart turns every way destroying the race of wild beasts: and when she is satisfied and has cheered her heart, this huntress who delights in arrows slackens her supple bow and goes to the great house of her dear brother Phoebus Apollo, to the rich land of Delphi, there to order the lovely dance of the Muses and Graces.
Bishopriggs rubbed his hands cheerfully, and took his tone from his superior, with supple readiness
Sweat glistened upon their smooth, ebon skins, beneath which rolled rounded muscles, supple in the perfection of nature's uncontaminated health.
Great ears were thrown forward, and a long, supple trunk rose quickly to wave to and fro in search of the scent of an enemy, while two weak, little eyes peered suspiciously and futilely about in quest of the author of the noise which had disturbed his peaceful way.
Mr Supple, the curate of Mr Allworthy's parish, made one of the company.
Oh, that cursed, nimble, supple serpent and lurking-witch
First she gathered it together, stuck the fork into it, then with a rapid, supple movement leaned the whole weight of her body on it, and at once with a bend of her back under the red belt she drew herself up, and arching her full bosom under the white smock, with a smart turn swung the fork in her arms, and flung the bundle of hay high onto the cart.
It was done in a moment, in a noiseless, supple, cat-like way, which a little startled me, I own.
Tenders are invited for Supple of water supple deppt materials
Tom leaves behind his wife of 21 years Pamela (DeYoung) Supple of Cape Coral, FL, his mother Nancy Supple of Uxbridge, MA, his brother, David Supple of Worcester, MA, his father-in-law and mother-in-law Glenn and Janet DeYoung of Uxbridge, and many, many other friends and family.
There is no Kinane in today's line-up, but Willie Supple is back for more after winning on 12-1 chance Dana's Present 12 months ago, when he edged out Gay Kelleway - who also returns this afternoon - again by a nose.
However, the F called Lakemaid president Jack Supple and asked him to cancel the project as of now, Cnet reports.
For more information, please contact former PE teacher Helen Supple on 01656 654874 or former pupil Neil Habberfield on 01443 439604.
This is supple, layered rock with a taste for the epic.