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pliable

adjective     /ˈplaɪ.ə.bl̩/
A pliable substance bends easily without breaking or cracking: Some kinds of plastic become pliable if they're heated.Flexible, loose and yielding often disapproving A pliable person is easily influenced and controlled by other people: He wanted a sweet, pliable, obedient wife.Obedient and compliantObeying and breaking the law pliability     /ˌplaɪ.əˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ə.t̬i/ noun [U] Flexible, loose and yielding
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