Pliant and Yielding


Pliant adjective - Able to bend easily without breaking.
Usage example: a pliant branch bent low with the weight of ripe fruit

Yielding is a synonym for pliant in characteristic topic. In some cases you can use "Yielding" instead an adjective "Pliant", when it comes to topics like soft, compliant, adaptable, tractable. popular alternative

Nearby Words: pliable, pliancy


Yielding adjective - Receiving or enduring without offering resistance.
Usage example: a person too yielding to even stand up for his own rights

Pliant is a synonym for yielding in characteristic topic. You can use "Pliant" instead an adjective "Yielding", if it concerns topics such as accommodating, tractable, malleable. popular alternative

Nearby Words: yield, yielded
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