Synonyms of 'elastic'
capable of returning to its original shape after stretching, compression, or other distortionWork the dough until it is slightly elastic.
brushes with long, flexible bristles
the soft yielding cushions
The leather is supple and sturdy enough to last for years.
The baskets are made with young, pliable spruce roots.
The mud is as soft and plastic as butter.
Knead the dough until smooth and springy.
pliant, , , ,
pliant young willows
capable of being adapted to meet the demands of a particular situationan elastic interpretation of the rules
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Their boss was flexible and lenient.
They need to be tolerant of different points of view.
Paul was incredibly supple and strong.
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in the sense of ductile
(of a metal) able to be shaped into sheets or drawn out into threads
in the sense of plastic
capable of being moulded or formedThe mud is as soft and plastic as butter.
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