ETYM Latin flexibilis: cf. French flexible.
1. Able to flex; able to bend easily; SYN. flexile.
2. Bends and snaps back readily without breaking.
3. Extended meanings; capable of change.
ETYM Old Fren. obedient, Latin obediens, oboediens, -entis. p. pr. of obedire, oboedire, to obey. Related to Obey.
Dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority.
In an obedient manner; SYN. yieldingly.