Yielding

Yield"ing

, a. Inclined to give way, or comply; flexible; compliant; accommodating; as, a yielding temper.
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Yielding and paying (Law), the initial words of that clause in leases in which the rent to be paid by the lessee is mentioned and reserved. Burrill.
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Syn. -- Obsequious; attentive. -- Yielding, Obsequious, Attentive. In many cases a man may be attentive or yielding in a high degree without any sacrifice of his dignity; but he who is obsequious seeks to gain favor by excessive and mean compliances for some selfish end.
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-- Yield"ing*ly, adv. -- Yield"ing*ness, n.
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