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synonyms for lissome

  • agile
  • athletic
  • flexible
  • graceful
  • limber
  • lithe
  • nimble
  • pliant
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How to use lissome in a sentence

There is certainly no lack of either about this idyll of Elizabeth Kemp of the lissome limbs and auburn hair.
WHEN WINTER COMES TO MAIN STREETGRANT MARTIN OVERTON
Her own costly wedding veil drapes the dainty, lissome figure.
GUY KENMORE'S WIFE AND THE ROSE AND THE LILYMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
What rhythms are so lissome and persuasive as those of the first part?
THE LIFE OF FRANCIS THOMPSONEVERARD MEYNELL
In this garden the musicians played, and the tawny dancers writhed and curved their lissome bodies, in dramatic Eastern dances.
THE STORY OF SEVILLEWALTER M. GALLICHAN
Among the men of Seville one sees many slim, lissome, well-proportioned figures of medium height.
THE STORY OF SEVILLEWALTER M. GALLICHAN
Their shapely, lissome feet skim and bound in bewildering and intricate steps, to the clicking of ribbon-decked castanets.
THE STORY OF SEVILLEWALTER M. GALLICHAN
She was slightly above medium height, though not tall—a lissome, graceful girl with direct, frank eyes.
SQUARE DEAL SANDERSONCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
Abby was indeed a fair and gracious vision as she stood there, straight and lissome as a young palm-tree.
CRESTLANDSMARY ADDAMS BAYNE
Where were the graceful, lissome figure, the dainty complexion, the passion-darkened eyes.
FAITHFUL MARGARETANNIE ASHMORE
He was deeply sunburnt: scraggy in the neck; strong and lissome, but not very smart.
A POOR MAN'S HOUSESTEPHEN SYDNEY REYNOLDS
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