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the ability to bend or move easily
the tendency to bend or stretch
the ability of a substance or object to return to its original shape after being bent, stretched, or pressed
the ability of a material or piece of clothing to become wider or longer when you pull it, and return to its original shape and size when you stop pulling it
if there is play in something such as a rope, it is not stretched tight and you can move it
the ability to bend or be pressed into any shape
English version of thesaurus of the ability to be bent stretched or pressed
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
a share of the profits of a company, paid once or twice a year to the people who own the...
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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