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Able to be bent, stretched or pressed

flexible

adjective

able to bend or move easily

yielding

adjective

soft and easy to move or bend

pliable

adjective

able to bend or change shape easily without breaking

pliant

adjective

soft and changing shape when pressed

supple

adjective

a supple object or material is soft and bends easily

elastic

adjective

something that is elastic can be stretched easily and can then return to its original shape quickly

soft

adjective

a soft substance is easy to press or shape and is not hard or firm

plastic

adjective

a plastic substance can be bent into any shape and will keep that shape

resilient

adjective

a substance or object that is resilient is able to return to its original shape after being bent, stretched, or pressed

malleable

adjective

a malleable metal or substance is easy to press into different shapes

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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