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Compliable

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Compliable Capable of bending or yielding; apt to yield; compliant. "Another compliable mind.""The Jews . . . had made their religion compliable, and accommodated to their passions."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • compliable Capable of bending or yielding; pliable; compliant.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Compliable disposed to comply
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
See Comply.

Usage

In literature:

You must send me no more letters: but a compliable one you may send.
"Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
Why, Miss, I fancy, if you were to shew a compliable temper, your friends would shew a compliable one too.
"Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
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