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    pliable - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pliable

    Definition
    (adj) susceptible to being led or directed
    Synonyms : fictile
    Example Sentence
    • fictile masses of people ripe for propaganda
    Definition
    (adj) capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out
    Synonyms : ductile , malleable , pliant , tensile , tractile
    Example Sentence
    • ductile copper
    • malleable metals such as gold
    • they soaked the leather to made it pliable
    • pliant molten glass
    • made of highly tensile steel alloy
    Definition
    (adj) able to adjust readily to different conditions
    Synonyms : elastic , flexible , pliant
    Example Sentence
    • an adaptable person
    • a flexible personality
    • an elastic clause in a contract
    Definition
    (adj) capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking
    Synonyms : bendable , pliant , waxy
    Example Sentence
    • a flexible wire
    • a pliant young tree
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pliable

PLIER is a tool which is used for bending and twisting materials without breaking them. Therefore, PLIER operates on materials which are PLIABLE.

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pliable means liable to change

pliable sounds like applyable which can be applied anywhere that means flexible, adaptable

plie-Plough(for farming) hence this rhymes with plougable...

pliable:- By application of power or force it liable or bound to change.

Pliable - Play-able we can flexibly play with it

pli+able... pli sounds as fly means we are able to fly only when we are not stubborn

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