Definitions: (1) yielding to pressure without breaking; supple; lithe; (2) possessing a flexible disposition; docile; (3) readily amenable to moral influence, persuasion, or discipline; tractable; (4) adjusting willingly or easily to varying conditions; adaptable

Derivation: French, “to bend”

Compatible Quality: Stout

• Technology is constantly shifting, and we should make sure that whatever we build is interoperable and pliable. — Cathy Engelbert (1964-) American business executive
• It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being, and we therefore yield to our neighbors, even to our animal neighbors, the same right as ourselves to inhabit this vast land. — Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake [aka: Sitting Bull] (c. 1837–1890) Lakota leader

Symbol: bald cypress tree