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pliant

pli·ant

pliant

 
pronunciation:
plaI nt
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: easily flexed; supple.
Those green sticks are pliant, but the older wood is stiff.
synonyms:
flexible, limber, lissome, lithe, malleable, pliable, soft, suggestible, supple
antonyms:
rigid
similar words:
amenable, biddable, complaisant, docile, ductile, elastic, flexible, impressionable, malleable, passive, plastic, pliable, resilient, submissive, tractable
definition 2: easily influenced; pliable.
antonyms:
obdurate, obstinate, rigid
similar words:
flexible, malleable, pliable, soft, suggestible
derivations: pliantly (adv.), pliancy (n.), pliantness (n.)