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adjective as in flexible, graceful and slender

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He can use his lithe frame to slither around screens and stay attached to his man, his elite quickness to cut off driving lanes and force a pass or his athleticism to come up with a key block in a short-handed upset victory.

What’s more, the crisp steering, lithe handling and taut braking tugged at my boy-racer heartstrings each time I slipped behind the wheel.

Now, as long as you aren’t chasing lithe ski mountaineers uphill, you can ski in-bounds and out on a single setup without compromising on the thrill of the descent.

Yet there were no pictures of Harry in his swimming trunks being kissed by lithe beauties on Ipanema Beach this week.

He wanted to be lithe and smooth and lightly airborne, working on his break dancing until he could make himself appear to flow.

Who was that lithe, bendable gymnast setting alight the Olympic flame?

The fact is that Putin has never publically acknowledged his rumored relationship with the lithe, bendable Kabaeva.

The Fishermen, like thieves, shake out their silver,/ the lithe knives wriggle on the drying sand.

Of course the lithe and active Susy escaped him, and also escaped being too late by only half a minute.

Along the corridor he went with a lithe, silent step, moving from the hips and swinging his shoulders.

Clip, by a quick movement of his lithe body, caught the man's wrist and held the weapon back.

Peter, as lithe as a cat, was on his feet again almost at once, with a torn collar and an ugly mark on his face.

The animals are quite as large as ordinary horses, are lithe, active, and literally unhurtable.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lithe, such as: agile, limber, nimble, slim, supple, and lean.

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