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verb (1)

as in to exert
to bring to bear especially forcefully or effectively she plied all of her charm and intelligence to convince everyone to volunteer as tutors

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verb (2)

as in to weave
to cause to twine about one another two single yarns were plied together to get the fabric that smooth, firm feel

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“Ply.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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