supple

Definitions:

To make soft and pliant; to render compliant.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (verb) (v.) (verb)
Pliant; flexible; fawning.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
Pliant; easily bent; yielding; bending to the humour of others; flattering.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
Suppleness.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (noun) (n.) (noun)
To become supple.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (verb) (v. i.) (verb intransitive)
To make supple: to make soft or compliant.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (verb) (v. t.) (verb transitive)
To make pliant or flexible; to grow soft or pliant.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (verb) (v.) (verb)
Pliant: lithe: yielding to the humor of others: fawning.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
To make soft and flexible; to make submissive.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (verb) (v. t.) (verb transitive)
Easily bent; flexible; as, supple joints; submissive; yielding; as, a supple nature; meanly bending to the humor of others.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
Easily bent; flexible; compliant; not obstinate; flattering or fawning.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
To become soft and pliant.
- Newage Dictionary DB (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
To grow soft and flexible.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (verb) (v. i.) (verb intransitive)

Usage examples:

Supple envious, never at a loss, there was nothing that he did not know- nothing that he really knew.
- Two Poets Lost Illusions Part I by Honore de Balzac
She was so slight, yet round and supple strong, too, with the strength of perfect health!
- Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
Assuredly a handsome fellow; comely of body, revealing so much of supple strength; comely of face in well- cut feature and fearless eye ...
- Maria Chapdelaine A Tale of the Lake St. John Country by Louis Hemon