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The cabin is whisper quiet, and the standard faux-leather trim is just as supple as the real thing.

We made it soft and supple so that it conforms to your body—not the other way around.

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Each of these eight supple yet powerful limbs can explore the seafloor in search of prey, snatching crabs from hiding spots without direction from the octopus’ brain.

They fit a million times better than those hardware-store statement pieces, while also allowing for supple articulation.

If we want a society that’s supple enough to respond to the voices of its people, we need to keep a close eye on how these technologies are deployed in the future.

I do not have the suppleness of 20 but I have something much more important… And you see that when you see the show.

According to Clark, the “hypertrophic forms of masculinity” then prevalent favored “unyielding forcefulness” over “suppleness.”

Springing up with the suppleness and rapidity of the wild beast, she leaped to break her head against the wall.

The suppleness of the skin in the folds gives the rhinoceros the power of moving his head, neck, and limbs, with facility.

First of all, then, we have to note the suppleness and equality of Chopin's fingers and the perfect independence of his hands.

I had noted her strength and suppleness of limb the very first day I had seen her; and she gave marvellous proof of it now.

The weapon demands great suppleness of body, a wonderful rapidity of movement, and extreme quickness.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to suppleness, such as: affability, bounce, complaisance, compliance, docility, and ductility.

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