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supplest, superlative; suppler, comparative;
  1. Bending and moving easily and gracefully; flexible
    • - her supple fingers
    • - my mind is becoming more supple
  2. Not stiff or hard; easily manipulated
    • - this body oil leaves your skin feeling deliciously supple
  1. Make more flexible

  1. make pliant and flexible; "These boots are not yet suppled by frequent use"
  2. lissome: moving and bending with ease
  3. limber: (used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable; "a supple mind"; "a limber imagination"
  4. limber: (used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely
  5. (suppleness) lissomeness: the gracefulness of a person or animal that is flexible and supple
  6. (suppleness) pliability: adaptability of mind or character; "he was valued for his reliability and pliability"; "he increased the leanness and suppleness of the organization"
  7. The use of wine tasting descriptors allow the taster an opportunity to put into words the aromas and flavors that they experience and can be used in assessing the overall quality of wine. ...
  8. pliant, easy to bend; lithe and agile when moving and bending; flexible and compliant
  9. (supplely) in a supple manner; flexibly
  10. (Suppleness) Relaxed, graceful way of moving. Without tension.
  11. (Suppleness) The horse's body is free of tension. He looks dimensional with clear muscular definition.
  12. (Suppleness) when the horse responds to the rider’s request to bend and give flexion without resistance.
  13. (suppleness) a quality of highly conditioned leg muscles that allows a rider to pedal at high cadence with smoothness and power. Also known by the French term, souplesse.
  14. Describes texture, mostly with reds, as it relates to tannin, body and oak. A positive characteristic.
  15. A supple wine is one that is soft, lush, velvety, and very attractively round and tasty. It is a highly desirable characteristic because it suggests that the wine is harmonious.
  16. Term often used for young reds which should be more aggressive. More lively than an easy wine with suggestions of good quality. The near synonym "amiable" is also sometimes employed but does not quite emphasise the extra connotation of "leanness" implied.
  17. With many different characteristics and nuances, some easily discernible, others less obvious, but easy to drink, soft with no sharp edges and a good balance.
  18. Yielding in flavor; a wine that is readily accessible for current drinking.
  19. A term used to describe smooth, balanced wines.
  20. is said of a liquor that is more velvety than astringent.
  21. A wine that is smooth and soft textured.
  22. A lush, round style of wine with no obvious, hard acidity or tannin.
  23. Often used to describe young red wines that might be expected to be more aggressive.
  24. Yet another subjective wine tasting term referring to a wine which has good fruit, and a soft pleasing astringency.
  25. A tasting term used to describe the mouth feel of a wine that is round and smooth, with no hard edges of acid or tannin.