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Definition of Pliantly
1. pliant [adv] - See also: pliant
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pliantly
Literary usage of Pliantly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Original Handbook for Riders: A Complete Guide to Modern Horsemanship by Martin Christinius Grimsgaard (1911)
"When the practises previously explained are gone through, and the pupil has acquired the accomplishment of lithely and pliantly yielding to the motions of ..."
2. The City of God by Augustine, Marcus Dods (1871)
"... and what profit is it that we have kept His ordinance, and that we have walked sup- pliantly before the face of the Lord Almighty ? ..."
3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1905)
"We assume that if either function reacts pliantly to the conditions of the experiment, there will be few equivocal cases. ..."
4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1855)
"Pope pliantly took the whole cause of the quarrel on himself; it was in resentment of the conduct of the Allens to hue, and in remove him from such ..."