Synonyms of pliant in English:

pliant


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adjective

1‘the tsar had replaced him with a more pliant successor’

SYNONYMS
compliant, biddable, docile, tractable, yielding, malleable, manageable, governable, controllable, amenable, accommodating, susceptible, suggestible, easily influenced, influenceable, persuadable, manipulable, like putty in one's hands, responsive, receptive
rare persuasible, suasible, susceptive

2‘memories of Isabelle lying pliant in his arms’

SYNONYMS
supple, soft, loose-limbed, willowy, lissom, lithe, limber