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synonyms for lithe

  • agile
  • limber
  • nimble
  • slim
  • supple
  • lean
  • lightsome
  • lissome
  • loose
  • pliable
  • pliant
  • slight
  • spare
  • thin
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antonyms for lithe

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  • clumsy
  • rigid
  • stiff
  • awkward
  • fat
  • thick
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How to use lithe in a sentence

Of course the lithe and active Susy escaped him, and also escaped being too late by only half a minute.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
Along the corridor he went with a lithe, silent step, moving from the hips and swinging his shoulders.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Clip, by a quick movement of his lithe body, caught the man's wrist and held the weapon back.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
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 DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
The animals are quite as large as ordinary horses, are lithe, active, and literally unhurtable.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
The full-length picture of her included a streamlined, full-blossomed and yet delectably lithe body.
IN THE DARKRONAL KAYSER
But as the words came, Mary saw the Arab's eyes set in a glassy stare; the lithe form fell heavily.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Quick, nervous, and lithe in his movements, the natural petulance of his disposition manifested itself in his every gesture.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
Dressed in filmy white, her beautiful body, lovely hair, long lithe limbs would have bound any man to her through eternity.
TIGER CATDAVID H. KELLER
He felt that there were lithe forms stealing along behind the flower-beds.
THE TALKING HORSEF. ANSTEY
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