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flex•ile(ˈflɛk sɪl; esp. Brit. -saɪl)
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|Adj.||1.||flexile - able to flex; able to bend easily; "slim flexible birches"|
elastic - capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy; "an elastic band"; "a youthful and elastic walk"
1. Capable of being shaped, bent, or drawn out, as by hammering or pressure:
2. Capable of withstanding stress without injury: