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yielding easily to pressure or weight; not firm

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easily squashed

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like a sponge in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed

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Softer-than-standard softballs also have a spongier core than standard softballs.
I would certify it is, having used it constantly since early this year, finding after dozens of washings it maintains that absorbency, even becoming spongier.
Softer-than-standard baseballs and softballs--which have a spongier eve than standard balls--may prevent or lessen the severity of injuries.
As dissatisfied with the spongier elements of the New Historicism as with Tillyardian doctrinaire reductionism, Wells takes issue with the polarity of political collusion and resistance as a critical premise, affected renunciation of a privileged canonicity, and self-conscious appropriation of transhistorical totalities of intellectual and social processes, while he waives comprehensive philosophical critique to recent monographs.
However, individuals with the variant gene shunted proportionately more of their stored lead into the spongier trabecular bone (of kneecaps and vertebrae, for instance) than did those with the normal gene.
Brian's solution was to abandon the terra firma of timbral specificity and embrace - within some very clearly defined limitations - the uncertainties inherent in the spongier terrain of percussive sound.
It was interesting to note yesterday that the usual jump in performance when drivers fitted the softer tyres was absent, so we will by no means see everyone qualifying on the greenstriped spongier rubber, as is the norm.
With the thicker, spongier bread, the grease from the cheese and meat is more easily contained, making it acceptable fodder for the Dashboard.
The wipes area has become much broader and airlaids provide a soft, spongier feel in these applications," Mr.
Macintosh DL, Xue J, Ozkaynak H, Spongier JD, Ryan PB.
It's worth working in lawn dressing, spent compost, or garden compost at least once a year to improve the health of the grass and make the soil spongier.