GRE Word List

DUCTILE

malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled

The meaning of the word ductile is malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled.

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