as in flexibility
the ability of something to return to its original shape after it has been stretched, pressed, bent, etc. Rubber is a favorite material for dog toys thanks to its strong resilience. Palm trees have evolved to show strong resilience in the face of tropical storms.

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“Resilience.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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