unpliable


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unpliable

(ʌnˈplaɪəbəl)
adj
1. (of a person) stubborn, obstinate
2. (of a material) not easily bent, stiff
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In the evening costume of a lady, with her bosom uncovered, with her figure armed, rather than dressed, in unpliable silk, the admiral might have passed her by without notice in his own drawing-room.
And to that end she set to work on her strong, heavy, unpliable, and, in many respects, defective and evil nature.
Called "paper suits," they were as thick as a single sheet of paper and had the same unpliable, semicoarse texture.