Sentence Examples


  • The true love-birds (Agapornis) may also be said to build nests, for they line their nest-hole with strips of pliant bark.
  • Its pliant and flexible branches are made into brooms; and in ancient Rome the fasces of the lictors, with which they cleared the way for the magistrates, were made up of birch rods.
  • The wood of the hazel is whitish-red, close in texture and pliant, and has when dry a weight of 49 lb per cub.
  • Pain radiated through his body from where she'd shot him, and his normally pliant temper was near the snapping point.
  • The primary object is to render the leaves soft and pliant; the use of the sauces is to improve the flavour and burning qualities of the leaves used.