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Usage examples for flexibility

  1. Her face, however, is not so noble; she has small eyes, and her features have not that flexibility necessary for expressing the movements of the passions. – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  2. I can't say offhand how far history bears him out, but I fancy that he is right to this extent: the lower deck has less flexibility of mind. – A Poor Man's House by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  3. There is large room here for flexibility, elasticity, etc. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  4. And there is an obvious store flexibility in being able to use its human units in a variety of endeavor that the management can hardly afford to ignore. – The Romance of a Great Store by Edward Hungerford
  5. It becomes an instrument of infinite flexibility and delicacy. – Leaves in the Wind by A. G. Gardiner
  6. This practice may have added something to the copiousness and flexibility of the language, but it certainly has a tendency to impair its strength and clearness. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. A famous orator, endowed with a voice of rare flexibility and power; a born actor, ranging with ease through every part, from refined comedy to tragic unction, was called upon to reply to a toast. – Aphorisms and Reflections from the works of T. H. Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley
  8. No doubt the old music and the old symbolism always will have a beauty of antiquity that can never belong to the new; but it was not this beauty- the beauty of death, of autumn leaves, that made them once popular, but the beauty of fresh green life and flexibility. – The Faith of the Millions (2nd series) by George Tyrrell
  9. In this translation he revived with admirable success an ancient species of Armenian verse, which bears, in flexibility and strength, comparison with the original Greek. – Venetian Life by W. D. Howells
  10. Then the measure seems to have begun all over again, partly on account of an attack of syllable- counting, with close formal recognition of the line unit and the couplet unit, and gradually worked its way back to its original flexibility. – The Principles of English Versification by Paull Franklin Baum
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