Lithesome Lithe"some (l[imac][th]"s[u^]m), a. [See {Lithe}, a., and cf. {Lissom}.] Pliant; limber; flexible; supple; nimble; lissom. [1913 Webster] -- {Lithe"some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • lithesome — index malleable, pliable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • lithesome — 1768, from LITHE (Cf. lithe) + SOME (Cf. some). Related: Lithesomely; lithesomeness …   Etymology dictionary

  • lithesome — lithe, lithesome lissome, *supple, limber Analogous words: slender, slim, slight, *thin: *lean, spare: pliant, pliable, *plastic: nimble, *agile, brisk, spry: graceful, elegant (see corresponding nouns at ELEGANCE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • lithesome — adjective Date: circa 1774 lissome …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lithesome — lithe·some (līthʹsəm) adj. Lithe; lissome. * * * …   Universalium

  • lithesome — adjective /ˈlaɪðsəm/ Describing as being lithe …   Wiktionary

  • lithesome — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. see lithe …   English dictionary for students

  • lithesome — adj. bendable, flexible, pliant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lithesome — adjective literary lithe …   English new terms dictionary

  • lithesome — a. Pliant, limber, nimble, lissome, lithe …   New dictionary of synonyms

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