firm vs yielding: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: firm or yielding

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firmadjective

not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall

firmnoun

the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments

firmverb

with resolute determination

firmadjective

unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause

firmadjective

marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable

firmadjective

securely fixed in place

firmadjective

strong and sure

firmverb

make taut or tauter

firmverb

become taut or tauter

firmadjective

not soft or yielding to pressure

firmadjective

not subject to revision or change

firmadjective

(of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling

firmadjective

possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue

firmadjective

securely established

yieldingnoun

the act of conceding or yielding

yieldingnoun

a verbal act of admitting defeat

yieldingadjective

inclined to yield to argument or influence or control

yieldingadjective

lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure

yieldingadjective

tending to give in or surrender or agree

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