Pronunciation: (yēl'ding), [key]
1. inclined to give in; submissive; compliant: a timid, yielding man.
2. tending to give way, esp. under pressure; flexible; supple; pliable: a yielding mattress.
3. (of a crop, soil, etc.) producing a yield; productive.
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