1(Of a substance or object) giving way under pressure; not hard or rigid: she dropped on to the yielding cushions
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- The cookies tasted home-made, with just the right ratio of dry crumbliness to chewiness and that fantastic contrast you get from crunchy baked hazelnuts and soft, yielding fruit.
- We collapse in a disappointing heap on the yielding sand.
- The expedition crossed the shelf of rock, testing the non-slip soles of their rubber boots to the limit, and set off along slightly yielding sand.
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- He yieldingly tossed his entire wallet across the table.
- Once bitten into, the donut transforms into angel-light wisps of sugar-bathed steam, melting so yieldingly in the mouth.
- The contrast between the yieldingly tender meat and the crispy crackling making this the best pork belly I've eaten.