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- malleable (adj.)
- late 14c., "capable of being shaped by hammering," from Middle French malleable and directly from Medieval Latin malleabilis, from malleare "to beat with a hammer," from Latin malleus "hammer" (see mallet). Figurative sense, of persons, "capable of being adapted" first recorded 1610s.
- 1. The malleable mayor of New York was under his control.
- 2. You need a malleable pillow that will mould to the curves of your neck.
- 3. Silver is the most malleable of all metals.
- 4. She was young enough to be malleable.
- 5. All these delicate small spare parts are cast from malleable iron.
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