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- n. The state or quality of being pliant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being pliant; flexibility.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. adaptability of mind or character
- n. the property of being pliant and flexible
It behoves you also to go to prayer with a most entire resignation and submission and pliantness to go that way in religion and in life that God points out to you.
The tongue is a contexture of small muscles and nerves so very supple, that it winds and turns like a serpent, with unconceivable mobility and pliantness.