He called that pliant decision the biggest mistake of his presidency.
The ad reminds readers that there is no income tax in Texas, that the state has budget surpluses and “pliant labor laws.”
Bank bosses who refused were simply replaced with pliant sycophants.
late 14c., from Old French ploiant "bending, supple; compliant, fickle," as a noun, "turncoat" (13c.), present participle of ploier "to bend" (see ply (n.)). Figurative sense of "easily influenced" is from c.1400. Related: Pliancy.