Origin of flexile
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The flexile and dubious expression of youth was forever gone.Zanoni|Edward Bulwer Lytton
On the former supposition, the ovipositor must be remarkably long and flexile to enable the animal to place the eggs on its back.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby
The red cedar, and the flexile pine,4 are the trees which appear at the greatest elevation.
Flexile -is: capable of being bent at an angle without breaking: flexible.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
She stood no more than a pace from him, a flexile figure that poised and swung, to provoke the wild beast in him to spring.The Unknown Sea|Clemence Housman