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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Supple \Sup"ple\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suppled (s[u^]p"p'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Suppling (s[u^]p"pl[i^]ng).] 1. To make soft and pliant; to render flexible; as, to supple leather. [1913 Webster] The flesh therewith she suppled and did steep. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To make compliant, submissive, or obedient. [1913 Webster] A mother persisting till she had bent her daughter's mind and suppled her will. --Locke. [1913 Webster] They should supple our stiff willfulness. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]