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Word: supple

Definition: flexible; limber; pliant


Sentences Containing 'supple'

A twist-beam rear suspension is very similar except that the arms are connected by a beam, used to locate the wheels and which twists and has an anti-roll effect. A semi-trailing arm suspension is a supple independent rear suspension system for automobiles where each wheel hub is located only by a large, roughly triangular arm that pivots at two points.
According to GHA's standard, "The stride should be correct, supple, and powerful.
As the ability of the guard hairs to repel water depends on utmost cleanliness, the sea otter has the ability to reach and groom the fur on any part of its body, taking advantage of its loose skin and an unusually supple skeleton.
The chase is the emblem of war; it has stratagems, wiles, and crafty devices for overcoming the enemy in safety; in it extreme cold and intolerable heat have to be borne, indolence and sleep are despised, the bodily powers are invigorated, the limbs of him who engages in it are made supple, and, in a word, it is a pursuit which may be followed without injury to anyone and with enjoyment to many; and the best of it is, it is not for everybody, as field-sports of other sorts are, except hawking, which also is only for kings and great lords.
The world premiere of her opera "Sante" took place on Wednesday May 24, 2006, co-produced by Aldeburgh Productions and the London Sinfonietta, directed by Tim Supple.
Wood fibers are supple enough withstand more than 400 charging cycles.

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::: etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
::: interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
::: discrete - separate; unconnected
::: plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
::: transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
::: revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
::: bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
::: warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
::: tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle