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Definition of "pliancy" [pli•an•cy]

  • The quality of being pliant. (noun)

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Use "pliancy" in a sentence
  • "He would be both ashamed and afraid to bring forward, for the most distinguished or lucrative stations, candidates who had no other merit than that of coming from the same State to which he particularly belonged, or of being in some way or other personally allied to him, or of possessing the necessary insignificance and pliancy to render them the obsequious instruments of his pleasure."
  • "Small-scale J'aime Crandall performed with pliancy and ease."
  • "Mr. Carreño, substituting for the indisposed Maxim Beloserkovsky, supported Ms. Dvorovenko with strength and confidence, dancing with much of his usual impressive pliancy and unhurried finesse, even at this late stage of his career."