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Granted, the lenses—polarized glass from Germany—will collect scratches, but the frames themselves are pretty pliable.

For those looking to take this trend for a spin themselves, Jinich recommends “that people heat the tortilla first on both sides, just to make it more resilient and pliable” before assembling and toasting.

Sakai says to pull the hoshigaki down when they’re firm but still a little pliable and conduct a taste test.

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Infrastructure must be pliable enough to extend to dispersed locations on short notice.

She is uncompromisingly Anglo-Saxon and lacks that pliability which would endear her to the children of another race.

Rachel looked at her father quickly, but with a pliability surprising in the male mind he managed to look unconscious.

Don't you think that my artistic deference and pliability deserve that it should also be better in consequence?

His policy wanted pliability, the only virtue which was here indispensable to its success.

The gate proper was made of wire, webbed together with stays, admitting of a pliability which served a double purpose.


On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pliability, such as: affability, bounce, complaisance, compliance, docility, and ductility.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.