<div class="container -column">
  <div class="hyphens -shy">
    A hyphen will be rend&shy;ered if necessary
  <div class="hyphens">
    A hyphen will be rend&hyphen;ered even where the line is not broken
.hyphens {
  hyphens: manual;
  margin: 12px 0;
  align-self: flex-start;

.-shy {
  width: 160px;
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