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Adjective: supple (suppler,supplest)  sú-pul
  1. Moving and bending with ease
    "Her hands are white and long and supple";
    - lissome, lissom, lithe, lithesome, slender, svelte, sylphlike
  2. (used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable
    "a supple mind";
    - limber
  3. (used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely
    - limber
Verb: supple  sú-pul
  1. Make pliant and flexible
    "These boots are not yet suppled by frequent use"

Derived forms: suppled, suppling, supplest, supples, suppler

See also: flexible, flexile, graceful

Type of: alter, change, modify

Encyclopedia: Supple