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sup•ple



Pronunciation: (sup'ul), [key]
adj., -pler, -plest,
v., -pled, -pling.


adj.
1. bending readily without breaking or becoming deformed; pliant; flexible: a supple bough.
2. characterized by ease in bending; limber; lithe: supple movements.
3. characterized by ease, responsiveness, and adaptability in mental action.
4. compliant or yielding.
5. obsequious; servile.

v.t., v.i.
to make or become supple.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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