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Savoy’s pliant leaves make it a great choice for rolling and stuffing.

Each persimmon must be peeled, tied, hung, and gently massaged every day for four to six weeks, until they reach the perfect level of dried-yet-pliant texture and darkly sweet, warm spice-y flavor.

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Is it a trifle that we temper energy with softness, strength with flexibility, capaciousness of sound with pliancy of idiom?

Hating her, he put his arms about her, and when her body suddenly relaxed he resented its unexpected pliancy.

His nature, however, did not display the gentle pliancy of Mendelssohn's.

There is a pliancy and a brilliancy about him which make him one of the most delightful companions.

At the same time, her motions were not awkward; she managed her rectilinear body with a surprising ease and pliancy.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pliancy, such as: affability, bounce, complaisance, compliance, docility, and ductility.

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