yielding and paying


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.

   Usage: 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.
          [1913 Webster] -- Yield"ing*ly, adv. --
          Yield"ing*ness, n.
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