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pliable

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From Middle English, from Old French pliant, from Latin plicare (fold).

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pliable (comparative more pliable, superlative most pliable)

  1. soft, flexible, easily bent, formed, shaped, or molded
    You will find the clay perfectly pliable as long as it stays fairly moist.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

plier +‎ -able

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pliable (masculine and feminine, plural pliables)

  1. pliable

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