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adjective as in soft, flexible


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Mechanization drove down labor costs, which made marginally yielding lands profitable.

On its first day of trading, Alibaba shares were up 38 percent, yielding a market capitalization of $213 billion.

One such pessimist was the Mayor* of the town: A little while later, yielding to his vapors, he committed suicide.

With surveillance footage yielding more and more details, police say the search area is continually expanding.

In the case of Flight 17 the wreck is already yielding a lot of information.

They are yielding new insights into the way the shock front propagates in these really complex environments.

Yielding to the advice of his friends, he put on it a price the amount of which abashed him.

More foolish, more culpable weakness was never shown than in thus yielding to these schemes.

My own yielding folly alone is to blame, and I shall take shame to myself for ever.

A trap-like compound, with somewhat the aspect of serpentine, but yielding with difficulty to the knife.

Many a time and oft had she pleaded, with tears, to the remorseless girl who looked so soft and yielding.

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On this page you'll find 113 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to yielding, such as: humble, passive, resigned, acquiescent, biddable, and compliant.

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