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Definition of "flexile" [flex•ile]

  • Flexible. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "flexile" in a sentence
  • "She was grown more notorious than a way-mark,285 for her seductive genius, and outdid the fair both in theory and practice, and she was noted for her swimming gait, flexile and delicate, albeit she was full five feet in height and by all the boons of fortune deckt and dight, with strait arched brows twain, as they were the crescent moon of"
  • "For every mom and pop shop that has shut down because they could not compete, how many jobs with flexile hours, benefits, vacation plans (which mom and pop shops generally do not have the means to provide) have been created?"
  • "Of a truth he is the tenderest as well as the youngest, and also he is of flexile form; for if he were hard and without flexure he could not enfold all things, or wind his way into and out of every soul of man undiscovered."