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synonyms for lissom

  • adaptable
  • agile
  • bendable
  • bending
  • elastic
  • flexible
  • graceful
  • limber
  • lithe
  • lithesome
  • loose
  • malleable
  • moldable
  • pliable
  • pliant
  • resilient
  • rubber
  • springy
  • stretchy
  • wiry
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How to use lissom in a sentence

True, till 1700 it was largely a matter of silhouette, the lissom outline was there, but with a certain variety of colouring.
BALLOONSELIZABETH BIBESCO
What would make Robertlet and Ditti lissom, quick, interested, and gay?
THE PASTOR'S WIFEELIZABETH VON ARNIM
When fully assured that it was at once lissom and tough, and admirably adapted for his purpose, he told Harry to go on home.
FACING DEATHG. A. HENTY
They are good-natured as well as frivolous, lissom of mind as well as of body, indulgent to others and charming in themselves.
THE CHOICE OF LIFEGEORGETTE LEBLANC
With his light touch and long lissom hands, the fellow seemed to have a natural instinct for successful bandaging.
THE IDLER MAGAZINE, VOL III. MAY 1893VARIOUS
They wrapped her softly in the blankets, and without a word spoken, lowered the still, lissom body into its rude grave.
THE GOLDEN DOGWILLIAM KIRBY
Now with a twist of her lissom body she had slipped past the furious man and turned the key.
BRAND BLOTTERSWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
The figures of the women were full, lissom, and rounded, and they posed as if they were aware that this place was theirs.
THE SEA AND THE JUNGLEH. M. TOMLINSON
A moment she stood rocking there—a fair, lissom plant swept by a gale of ineffable emotion.
THE TAVERN KNIGHTRAFAEL SABATINI
She rose to her feet and wrapped her green cloak closely around her lissom figure.
THE GREAT PRINCE SHANE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
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WORDS RELATED TO LISSOM

  • graceful
  • lean
  • lissom
  • lithe
  • slender
  • slinky
  • smooth
  • sylphlike
  • willowy
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